Content tagged: "safety"
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Strengthening media and police relations for the safety of journalists and free and fair elections in West Africa

30 Apr. 2018 | Publication

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This report is a joint initiative between IMS and Media Foundation West Africa in cooperation with ECOWAS. The relationship between the media and security agencies, including those in the law enforcement and intelligence services, has always been a delicate one. In the West African context, this relationship is often characterized by frequent clashes, arising from...
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Safety and facts – IMS at CPH:DOX 2018

09 Mar. 2018 | Story

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IMS is actively supporting this year’s CPH:DOX – the world’s second biggest documentary film festival – with a main focus on safety for documentarists and as sponsors of the F:ACT Award. The festival takes place between 15-25 March 2018
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VIDEO: Nigerien journalist: “A journalist’s safety should be her primary concern”

29 Nov. 2017 | Story

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VIDEO: What are the main take-aways from a conflict sensitive journalism and safety training conducted by IMS? We asked journalist Rachida Abdoul Moumoine from Niger.
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Closing spaces: Meet the panelists

08 Nov. 2017 | Story

Upcoming debate seminar on Closing Spaces on Thursday 16 November with expert panelists. Get to know them here.

New exhibition: Afghan photographers on display

31 Oct. 2017 | Story

The photo exhibition ’16 Years of Reporting in Afghanistan’ showcases the challenges for photographers and the tough environment journalists operate under.

New global study documents best practices on the safety of journalists

30 Oct. 2017 | Story

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International Media Support published new global study which analyses the efforts to safeguard journalists in seven countries where unstable environments challenge the ability of journalists to produce good journalism
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Defending Journalism

30 Oct. 2017 | Publication

This IMS study provides a mapping and greater understanding of what works – and what does not work when it comes to addressing the safety of journalists. The seven countries in focus are Afghanistan, Columbia, Indonesia, Iraq, Nepal, Pakistan and the Philippines.

Debate: Closing spaces – how do media and civil society fight back?

16 Oct. 2017 | Story

When state restrictions reshape the civic space, how do media and civil society fight back? Join us for a debate on 16 November.

Yemen: Conflict sensitive journalism guide – Arab version

21 Sep. 2017 | Publication

This report is the first of its kind ever in Yemen and serves as a guide for Yemeni media professionals who wish to improve their reporting skills ways that meet the international standards of conflict sensitive journalism.

Yemen: Conflict sensitive journalism guide

21 Sep. 2017 | Publication

This report is the first of its kind ever in Yemen and serves as a guide for Yemeni media professionals who wish to improve their reporting skills ways that meet the international standards of conflict sensitive journalism.

WPFD: Journalists’ Safety and Tackling Impunity: How can crimes against media workers be addressed?

01 May. 2017 | Story

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On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day 2017, UNESCO is hosting a four day seminar in Jakarta investigating media's role in advancing peaceful, just and inclusive societies. One of the events, "Journalists’ Safety and Tackling Impunity: How can crimes against media workers be addressed?", is arranged and moderated by International Media Support.
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WPFD: The UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity and its implementation in Asia

01 May. 2017 | Story

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On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day 2017, UNESCO is hosting a four day seminar in Jakarta investigating media's role in advancing peaceful, just and inclusive societies. Elisabeth Witchel, an IMS extern media consultant, is on the panel of the event "The UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity and its implementation in Asia".
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IPI & IMS name 2017 media award winners

25 Apr. 2017 | Story

IPI Awards: Ethiopia’s Eskinder Nega is this year's Press Freedom Hero and Afghan Journalists Safety Committee named as the 2017 Free Media Pioneer in recognition of the group’s courageous and trailblazing work to prevent, combat and monitor attacks on journalists in one of the world’s most dangerous media environments.

Situation report on violence against journalists in Afghanistan

18 Jan. 2017 | Story

The year 2016 is considered the bloodiest year for journalists and media in the history of Afghanistan says Afghan Journalist Safety Committee in a newly released report.