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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 …

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.

Inclusive, independent media a priority on Myanmar’s developing media scene

Inclusive, independent media a priority on Myanmar’s developing media scene

In Myanmar, media outlets carry much of the responsibility for keeping alive the gender stereotypes and general gender …

Ukrainian media: between war and peace

Ukrainian media: between war and peace

While the conflict in Ukraine’s east and the impact of Russia’s information warfare on the media receives great attention, the achievements and challenges Ukraine’s media sector are largely overlooked

Freedom of expression alliance recommends amendments to Nepal draft constitution

Freedom of expression alliance recommends amendments to Nepal draft constitution

Nepal’s draft constitution would allow for ‘far greater restrictions’ on freedom of expression than is permitted under …

Specialists take on journalist regulation principles, call for reform

Specialists take on journalist regulation principles, call for reform

A series of principles establish a common stance on journalist regulation across the Middle East and North Africa …

Myanmar civil society discusses right to information

Myanmar civil society discusses right to information

The workshop’s 193 participants heard from international experts and local stakeholders about the benefits of the right to information.

South Sudan signs media bills into law amid press freedom concerns

South Sudan signs media bills into law amid press freedom concerns

The signing of the bills comes amid widespread violent conflict in the country and ongoing clampdowns on the independent press

Building a solid foundation for media in the Middle East and North Africa

Building a solid foundation for media in the Middle East and North Africa

After three years of political transitions, media across the Middle East and North Africa are still left with the immense …

Middle East expert group calls for reform of criminal restrictions on content

Middle East expert group calls for reform of criminal restrictions on content

Despite gains since 2011, media environments in the Middle East and North Africa remain some of the world’s most …