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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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EU Staff across Latin America and Caribbean Join Session to Operationalise Media4Democracy Handbook on Journalists’ Safety

Latin American & Caribbean (LAC), 10 March 2021 – As media actors across the LAC region confront increasing threats, more than 60 EU staff from regional EU Delegations and HQ participated in a webinar organised by Media4Democracy and INTPA (formerly DEVCO).

Strengthened role of media in peaceful elections focus of seminar convened by EUD Congo (Brazzaville)

Brazzaville, January 2021 – Strengthening the ability of independent media to support fair and peaceful elections was the focus of a 28 January 2021 seminar convened by the EU Delegation to Congo (Brazzaville), with support from Media4Democracy – just weeks before the country holds presidential elections on 21 March.

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.

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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