CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: SUPPORTING INDIPENDENT MEDIA SERVING GENERAL INTEREST IN SOUTHERN NEIGHBOURHOOD

Deadline: 08/12/2020
Grant European Union (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, which act in the public interest as bulwark against authoritarianism, hate speech and dis-information, and to promote critical thinking and civic-oriented mind-set in the population, thus contributing 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 sewing the public interest.

Stockholm Internet Forum 2019

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.