Evens Foundation

‘Difference Day 2021 - online event’

3 May'21
- 19:00

women breaking the news

Difference Day is here again on May 3rd. The Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Erasmus University College Brussels, BOZAR and Evens Foundation join forces to raise awareness of press freedom and freedom of speech. The seventh edition of this special day is devoted entirely to the theme of “Women Breaking the News”. Interviews will be streamed the day before from the VUB, and on May 3rd you can follow the livestream from BOZAR, where we will award the Difference Day Honorary Title and the Doctor Honoris Causa. Keep an eye on this page or the Difference Day website to stay up to date with the complete program. 


19:00 Welcome by Vice-Rector Internationalisation of VUB; Romain Meeusen & Rector of ULB; Annemie Schaus

  • Facts & figures animation by Live Magazine

19:20 Great women bringing big stories

  • Great women bringing big stories
  • Award ceremony of
    • Doctor Honoris Causa: Ms S. Alexievich, investigative journalist, essayist and oral historian.
    • Difference Day Honorary Title: Zhang Zhan, citizen journalist
  • Interviewer: Jan Balliauw (journalist VRT)

20:00 Cosing speech

Practical information


Henry Le Boeuf Hall

Rue Ravenstein 23 1000 BRUSSELS



  • English

Not registered? You can watch the live stream here!

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