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Ukraine media support

Status: Open

Organisation: Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD)

Deadline: Ongoing

Location: Hybrid

The GFMD led Ukraine media support information sharing group was established in February 2022 to enable members, partners, and donors to coordinate assistance to media organisations and journalists in Ukraine and the wider region.


What is the purpose of GFMD’s Ukraine information sharing mailing list?

  1. Announcing information sharing meetings on support to Ukrainian journalists and media hosted by GFMD.
  2. Share notes from GFMD information sharing meetings.
  3. Sharing other information relevant to media assistance tor Ukraine and the region.

Who is on the Ukraine information sharing mailing list?

Everyone on this list is either a GFMD member, a trusted partner of GFMD, or a partner organisation of one of our members.

Joint advocacy activities

On World Press Freedom Day May 3, 2022 over 200 members and partners of the Global Forum for Media Development call for increased support of independent media and journalists in Ukraine.

The Perugia Declaration for Ukraine, which was launched at the International Journalism Festival on April 9, 2022, features calls for action:

  • To international media and journalists
  • To private and public donors and funders of professional journalism
  • To the EU, EU member states, members of the Media Freedom Coalition and all states that care about the right to freedom of expression and access to information
  • To technology, telecoms, internet intermediaries and advertisers

The declaration is available in 10 languages:

  1. Arabic – إعلان بيروجيا من أجل أوكرانيا – 9 نيسان 2022
  2. Belarusian – Перуджійська декларація у підтримку України
  3. English – Perugia Declaration for Ukraine
  4. French – Déclaration de Pérouse pour l’Ukraine
  5. German – Perugia-Erklärung für die Ukraine
  6. Italian – Dichiarazione di Perugia per l’Ucraina
  7. Portuguese – Declaração de Perugia para a Ucrânia
  8. Ukrainian – Перуджійська декларація у підтримку України
  9. Russian – Перуджийская декларация в поддержку Украины
  10. Spanish – Declaración de Perugia para Ucrania

For more information see the Perugia Declaration for Ukraine press kit.

Resources on Ukraine media assistance

More information about GFMD’s Ukraine information sharing group

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