1) TOPIC GUIDESexternal image press-freedom.png



(2) COMMITTEE DESCRIPTION

Download this document to learn more about how the General Assembly operates


(3) VIDEO GUIDES

Below you will find video guides to your topic.
Click here to access Arrested Journalists
Click here to access UN World Press Freedom Day 2009
Click here to access UNESCO World Press Freedom
Click here to access No Democracy Without Press Freedom
Click here to access Press Freedom in Pakistan

(4) LINKS TO NONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS (NGOs)

Below you will find some great links to nongovernmental organizations working on behalf of Press Freedom. Spend some time researching the organizations to get an idea of how you can propose solutions to the issue while in committee. Have fun!
Freedom House
Reporters without Borders

(5) PRIMARY SOURCES

UNESCO
UN

(6) COUNTRY RESEARCH

Below you will find a list of countries that are represented in this year's Security Council. Find your country and then download the article(s) available about your country and a related issue to press freedom.

Afghanistan

To learn more about Press Freedom in Afghanistan, click here:
DW
Doha Centre for Media Freedom

Argentina

To learn more about Press Freedom in Argentina, click here:
The Guardian
Argentina Independent

Australia

To learn more about Press Freedom in Australia, click here:
Reuters
Freedom House

Bangladesh

To learn more about Press Freedom in Bangladesh, click here:
The Economist
Amnesty International

Belgium

To learn more about Press Freedom in Belgium, click here:
CPJ
Freedom House

Bolivia

To learn more about Press Freedom in Bolivia, click here:
Doha Centre for Media Freedom
Refworld

Brazil

To learn more about Press Freedom in Brazil, click here:
COHA
Reporters without Borders

Chile
To learn more about Press Freedom in Chile, click here:
The Guardian
Democracities

China

To learn more about Press Freedom in China, click here:
The Diplomat
Huffington Post

El Salvador

To learn more about Press Freedom in El Salvador, click here:
Latin American Herald Tribunal
IFEX

Fiji

To learn more about Press Freedom in Fiji, click here:
Freedom House
Reporters without Borders

France

To learn more about Press Freedom in France, click here:
France24
Brookings

Germany

To learn more about Press Freedom in Germany, click here:
GOETHE
The Economist

Honduras

To learn more about Press Freedom in Honduras, click here:
IPS News
Security Assistance Monitor

India

To learn more about Press Freedom in India, click here:
The Hindu
Jagran Josh

Israel

To learn more about Press Freedom in Israel, click here:
The Times of Israel
Haaretz

Italy

To learn more about Press Freedom in Italy, click here:
The Guardian
Index on Censorship

Japan

To learn more about Press Freedom in Japan, click here:
The Economist
The Tokyo Times

Lebanon

To learn more about Press Freedom in Lebanon, click here:
Reuters
Aljazeera

Mexico

To learn more about Press Freedom in Mexico, click here:
NPR
PV Scene

Netherlands

To learn more about Press Freedom in Netherlands, click here:
IamExpat
Dutch Daily News

New Zealand

To learn more about Press Freedom in New Zealand, click here:
The New Zealand Herald
3News

Nigeria

To learn more about Press Freedom in Nigeria, click here:
Leadership
Freedom House

Panama

To learn more about Press Freedom in Panama, click here:
IAPA
Refworld

Russian Federation

To learn more about Press Freedom in Russian Federation, click here:
Open Democracy
WPFC

South Africa

To learn more about Press Freedom in South Africa, click here:
AfriForum
Daily Maverick

South Korea

To learn more about Press Freedom in South Korea, click here:
IFEX
Freedom House

Spain

To learn more about Press Freedom in Spain, click here:
EFJ
The Local

Sri Lanka

To learn more about Press Freedom in Sri Lanka, click here:
CPJ
GOV.UK

Sudan

To learn more about Press Freedom in Sudan, click here:
Sudan Tribune

Ukraine

To learn more about Press Freedom in Ukraine, click here:
Fair Observer
OSCE

United Kingdom
To learn more about Press Freedom in United Kingdom, click here:
The Independent
The Conversation

United States
To learn more about Press Freedom in United States, click here:
CNN
Think Progress

Uruguay
To learn more about Press Freedom in Uruguay, click here:
MercoPress
Freedom House

Vietnam:
To learn more about Press Freedom in Argentina, click here:
Radio Free Asia
The Diplomat