GFMD welcomes the European Democracy Action Plan (EDAP) as an important step in recognising the challenges faced by the media and journalism landscape and the deterioration of pluralistic media environments, particularly in light of COVID-19.
In advance of the launch of the European Democracy Action Plan (EDAP), GFMD has joined 60 other organisations – including many of our members and partners – to show support for a model European Union anti-SLAPP (Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation) law.
Grant BBC Media Action and Media Development Investment Fund are inviting applications from public interest media organisations in Ethiopia that are committed to providing credible, independent news, information and debate to apply for capacity building support that will run from January 2021 to June 2023.
Grant The EU has announced a call for applications to Support Independent Media Serving the General Interest in the Southern Neighbourhood. The global objective of this call for proposals is to support pluralism, independence and resilience of independent media that contribute to the democratic aspirations and resilience in the societies in the region of the Southern Neighbourhood. The specific objective of this call for proposals is to strengthen the independence of independent media and journalists serving the public interest.
Grant UNDEF supports projects that strengthen the voice of civil society, promote human rights, and encourage the participation of all groups in democratic processes. In this Round, UNDEF particularly welcomes projects that address challenges to civic space and democracy as a result of the Covid-19 crisis.
Grant The U.S. Embassy Suva is seeking applications for its Public Diplomacy Small Grant Program. The grant proposals must benefit Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Tonga or Tuvalu and address the Public Diplomacy Initiatives or Embassy Goals.
Deadline: Rolling basis
Job Opportunity The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) seeks a Program Assistant to join the Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA) team. The position is full-time and based in Washington, D.C.
Deadline: 25 November 2019
Call for Proposals The EU is seeking proposals from organisations for its “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights Country Based Support Scheme in Malawi”. The objective of this call is to empower civil society organisations and support their efforts to advance democracy.
16-17 May 2019 – Stockholm, Sweden
SIF 2019 will explore the most recent threats against democracy online and the responses needed to mobilize openness. Around 500 participants from all continents and renowned keynote speakers will take on one of the most acute challenges for democracy of our times.