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Government of Myanmar signals commitment to media development

Government of Myanmar signals commitment to media development

The signing of a new Memorandum of Understanding with IMS and Fojo Media Institute (IMS-Fojo) on 16 June signals a continued commitment by the Myanmar government to support …

Regional Beirut workshop agrees to cooperate on Right to Information

Regional Beirut workshop agrees to cooperate on Right to Information

A regional workshop on the right to information with participants from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia and Yemen has agreed to create a regional network of …

IMS at The Bornholm People’s Political Festival

IMS at The Bornholm People’s Political Festival

The People’s Political Festival is a unique meeting of citizens, politicians, private sector and civil society set on the island of Bornholm from 15 – 18 June. IMS will be there leading on a number of …

The Gambia: The process for media sector reforms has begun

The Gambia: The process for media sector reforms has begun

After the peaceful transition from dictatorship towards democracy, The Gambia has begun the process of developing a free, responsible and professional media sector.

IMS Annual Report 2016-2017: Assault on journalism and freedom of expression

IMS Annual Report 2016-2017: Assault on journalism and freedom of expression

Pushing norms and standards in politics, conflict and media to new extremes, leaders in every region of the world in 2016 …

Polarised media an obstacle to Colombian peace-accord

Polarised media an obstacle to Colombian peace-accord

By Jørgen Laurvig, media consultant
“It’s a lot safer to be a journalist and fewer media workers are killed. But there’s still a long way to go for the press in …

Organisations call on Prime Minister of Georgia to investigate case of abducted journalist

Organisations call on Prime Minister of Georgia to investigate case of abducted journalist

In a joint letter to the Prime Minister of Georgia, press freedom and human rights organisations call on …

Media workers amongst casualties in Kabul explosion 31 May

Media workers amongst casualties in Kabul explosion 31 May

A devastating bomb in the diplomatic quarters in Kabul on 31 May has left scores dead, including media workers. Ilias Alami from the Afghan Journalist Safety Committee (AJSC) …

Voices of Migrants – new Sahel media project

International Media Support (IMS), in collaboration with Niger Press House, are launching a new project on the theme of migration. The aim is to stimulate relevant thematic media productions from Burkina Faso, …

Investigative journalist abducted in Georgia, incarcerated in Azerbaijan

Investigative journalist abducted in Georgia, incarcerated in Azerbaijan

The Azerbaijani authorities should immediately release investigative journalist Afgan Mukhtarli and allow him to return …