World Press Freedom Day 2012 is going to be observed in all Community Radio stations simultaneously on May 03, 2012. In the mean while, all Community Radio stations are preparing them for celebrating the day first time in Bangladesh at Community Radio station level with support from Free Press Unlimited.
Addressing the Global theme of the day is New Voices: Media Freedom Helping to Transform Societies, a theme has been fixed up in the context of Bangladesh: “Press Freedom is essential for social transformation: Community Radio has started its venture in this struggle”.
In this occasion “World Press freedom Day 2012”, Community Radio stations will arrange a press conference locally on the issue, “Community Radio and World Press freedom Day”. Representatives from local media, media practitioners, civil society members, local administration and delegates from different level of the society will be invited in the event.
Celebrating the day “World Press freedom Day 2012”, Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication has already been published a special poster. The message of the poster is: “Press Freedom is essential for social transformation Community Radio has started its venture for establishing Good Governance and democratic practice”.
“World Press freedom Day” is a tool for ensuring the freedom of media practitioners. It will be the strength to establish a desired healthy pluralistic society as well as social transformation, which will encourage the global media practitioners to be self-reliance for striving in the future days. Thus a Good governance and democratic friendly new social structure will be ensured.