New World Information Order

NEW WORLD INFORMATION ORDER WHEREAS the demands of the New World Information and Communcation Order are resurfacing, even though in the past they were viewed as contrary to freedom of the press and of information declarations and demands citing the anti-liberal concepts of the McBride plan - which led to the controversial New World Information and Communication Order - were raised at the 7th Congress of the World Association of Community Radio, held last August in Milan These views are being voiced once again at multilateral forums sponsored by such organizations as the United Nations and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) THE IAPA GENERAL ASSEMBLY RESOLVES to repudiate the tendency to revive concepts and proposals of the New World Information and Communication Order, because they conflict with the free flow of information, free speech and press freedom to warn UNESCO, aware that this is not the organization's policy, that it has sponsored a number of seminars and congresses that were used to promote concepts and strategies contrary to the aforementioned freedoms.