1. Consistent with article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the establishment, maintenance and fostering of an independent, pluralistic and free press is essential to the development and maintenance of democracy in a nation, and for economic development.
Initiatives and Projects Identified in the Seminar
- to aid them in the mutual exchange of their publications;
- to aid them in the exchange of information;
- to aid them in sharing their experience by the exchange of journalists;
- to organize on their behalf training courses and study trips for their journalists, managers and technical personnel.