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Media4Democracy supports EU Delegations in the implementation of the EU Human Rights Guidelines on Freedom of Expression Online and Offline

“Without freedom of expression and freedom of the media, an informed, active and engaged citizenry is impossible.”

The EU Human Rights Guidelines on Freedom of Expression Online and Offline

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With growing risks to journalists, EUDs can take actions on International Day to End Impunity – 2 November

Brussels, October 2020 – The International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists (IDEI) will be marked 2 November amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, a period in which threats and detentions of journalists have increased as governments across continents strive to restrict open reporting or blame journalists for the flow of misinformation.

Chiara Adamo of DEVCO & Journalist Maria Ressa Open Launch of EUD Handbook on Protecting Journalists

Global, 20 October 2020 — Chiara Adamo, Head of Unit DEVCO B1, and the distinguished Filipino/American journalist Maria Ressa opened the formal launch of the Media4Democracy EU Delegation Handbook: Protecting Safety of Journalists, Protecting Freedom of Expression.

Fourth M4D Fellowship Launches Online with Media Institutional Leaders in Maldives, Adjusting to COVID Travel Restrictions

Copenhagen/Maldives/Sri Lanka, September 2020 – Media4Democracy has launched the fourth round of its Fellowship programme – Strengthening Institutional Leaders in Support of Media Pluralism – with the EU Delegation to Sri Lanka and Maldives, having made significant COVID-context adaptations.

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Delivering strategies and materials to enhance EU Delegation advocacy

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Empowering each EU Delegation in their unique context

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Building the skills of EU Delegation staff and facilitating fellowships for media actors