In February 2022, government and civil society representatives met in Estonia’s capital Tallinn for a global conference on media freedom. What are the upcoming key issues to tackle?
The global gathering in Tallinn was the third conference of the Media Freedom Coalition (MFC), an informal alliance of governments who want to advance media freedom as a topic of international policy. The MFC was established in 2019 and now has over 50 members.
Against a backdrop of growing awareness of the rising need to bolster media freedom, the group could have powerful potential to drive development. But some experts say the MFC will need to work harder to move beyond symbolic commitments and enact real change on the issue. This text presents perspectives and ideas on how the MFC can be most effective in the upcoming months.
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Organisation: Deutsche Welle Akademie