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In recognition of World Press Freedom Day on May 3, the Washington Foreign Press Center will host a briefing with Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken on the state of world press freedom. The briefing will take place at 11:00 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, May 3, 2022.

This event will be live-streamed on and .

In-person attendance is limited to journalists credentialed with the Washington Foreign Press Center.  For further information, please contact the Washington Foreign Press Center at or visit

U.S. Department of State

The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future