Members of SDG 16 Data Initiative, gathered on 12 November for the virtual launch of the fourth annual SDG16 Data Initiative Global Report to discuss and assess progress on the implementation of SDG16, on peaceful, just and strong institutions, at the time of the pandemic.
PRIMED is a 3-year programme to support the provision of public interest media in Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Sierra Leone, beginning in October 2020. It is implemented by a consortium of media support organisations with expertise in different aspects of media and development.
COVID-19 has caused major disruptions to the lives of journalists and media professionals. Beyond issues faced in efforts to cover the crisis safely, journalists must also deal with severe financial uncertainty. To alleviate this, several companies and organisations are committing to financially support journalism and news media.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the media industry, GFMD designed and distributed a survey aiming to gather concrete information about our member organisations’ capacity to administer grant and sub-granting mechanisms to journalism and media organisations.
The Global Forum for Media Development has submitted a written statement as an input for the High-Level Segment (HLS) of ECOSOC and the three-day ministerial meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on sustainable development (HLPF).