Maria Rosario Soraide

Rosario Soraide manages the UNESCO-Aschberg Programme for Artists and Cultural Professionals at UNESCO’s Diversity or Cultural Expressions Entity. She has over 15 years of experience in the fields of freedom of expression, access to information and media development, including on the related legislative, regulatory and policy challenges. She has been involved in initiatives focused on artistic freedom, the status of artists and cultural professionals, the safety of journalists, media development and youth empowerment, among others. She has authored UNESCO’s report Defending Creative Voices: Artists in emergencies — Learning from the safety of journalists and the issue brief The “misuse” of the judicial system to attack freedom of expression: trends, challenges and responses, and has co-authored, coordinated and peer-reviewed several other publications in her areas of expertise. She has worked for UNESCO for more than a decade, and previously for the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights at the Organization of American States and the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism.

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This is a long title about something very important – a speech about free speech

When: Tuesday april 5th, 13:00–15:00
Language: English