From July 10th to 11th 2019, GFMD will attend the Global Conference for Media Freedom in London, co-hosted by the UK and Canadian Govenments. The conference is part of an international campaign to raise awareness of the importance of international press freedom, and also to increase the consequences faced by those who try to restrict it.
Deadline: 01 October 2019
Fellowship Applications are now open for the 2019 Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program. Dedicated to international exchange, the Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program offers five-month fellowships to leading democracy activists, journalists, civil society leaders, and scholars from around the world.
Deadline: 28 June 2019
Call for Proposals Applications are now open for the Google.org Impact Challenge on Safety which is a €10m fund to support organisations across Europe that are working on challenges related to hate, extremism, and child safety, both online and offline.
Deadline: 19 May, 2019
The Global Shining Light Award honors outstanding investigative journalism in a developing or transitioning country, done under threat, duress, or in the direst of conditions. The award is presented by the Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) every two years.
On March 21st a side-event was organized during the Commission on the Status of Women in New York by GFMD, Fondation Hirondelle, Free Press Unlimited, International Media Support (IMS), Internews, IREX, and the Media Diversity Institute (MDI).