Members directory GFMD Member International SKeyes Center for Media and Cultural Freedom Active 2 years, 4 months ago Beirut, LebanonThe SKeyes Center for Media and Cultural Freedom was established in Beirut, Lebanon, in November 2007. Housed within the Samir Kassir Foundation, which was founded following the assassination of Lebanese journalist and historian Samir Kassir on 2 June 2005, SKeyes' principal goals are twofold: to monitor violations of freedom of the press and culture on the one hand, and defend the rights and freedom of expression of journalists and intellectuals on the other. GFMD Member International Canal France International Active 2 years, 4 months ago As a subsidiary of France Télévisions Group, CFI receives subsidies from the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development so as to lead a network of partners from the media sector. On the basis of its previous experience as a television channel, CFI is able to propose responses adapted to the requirements of media operators from the southern hemisphere, whatever the restrictions and working languages. Their aim is to promote modernization and democratization. GFMD Member International BBC Media Action Active 2 years, 4 months ago BBC Media action is an independent, international, development charity. They aim to use the impact that media publications can create to decrease poverty and provide human rights education. In addition to creating their own conversation sparking media, they provide journalists with training and mentoring, and work with legislators to prove the potential impact media can have and the need for policy change. GFMD Member International ARTICLE 19 Active 2 years, 4 months ago London, UKARTICLE 19 works for a world where all people everywhere can freely express themselves and actively engage in public life without fear of discrimination. We promote media freedom, increase access to information, protect journalists and human rights defenders, fight the shrinking of civic space, and place human rights at the heart of developing digital spaces.