Media Policy Forum: Media, Elections, and Participatory Democracy: How Free?

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Media Policy Forum: Media, Elections, and Participatory Democracy: How Free?

14 mai 2019

Radisson Blu

Connecting government, media, and civil society to identify policy avenues toward a more transparent and accountable media ecosystem in Moldova

Please join Internews, Freedom House, and the Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation for the second annual Media Policy Forum in Chisinau. The Forum will address challenges and regional trends in Europe and Eurasia facing freedom of expression during elections, with particular attention to digital media, objective coverage, and journalists’ rights and freedoms. During the discussion, we will aim to identify policy solutions that maintain respect for international standards on free expression with attention to key issues around elections, including defending digital space, fostering fair elections coverage, countering disinformation, and promoting free speech. The Forum will convene a wide array of experts from civil society, independent media, government, academia, and the international donor community.

Registration and more details, here: Freedom House

Please direct any questions regarding the event to eurasia@freedomhouse.org.

This Forum comes as part of a broader programmatic effort, funded by USAID and implemented by Internews in partnership with Freedom House and local organizations, to strengthen the legal and regulatory environment for media freedom in Moldova. For more information about this project, please visit our MEDIA-M program page.

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