Media Laws

Africa: Promoting the right to freedom of expression and access to information

Launch of the Model Law in Banjul on April 12, 2013 The project assisted the Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression in Africa in promoting a model law on freedom of information. Also, it supported research activities and a Pan-African campaign aiming at decriminalising independent news reporting. Read more ›
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East Africa: Bolstering media self-regulation and right to information

Bolsterin media self-regulation The project supported journalist associations, public officials and civil society in strengthening media self-regulation and implementing access to information laws in East Africa. The East Africa Office of “Article 19″ conducted the activities in close cooperation with local partners in Rwanda, Uganda and South Sudan. Read more ›
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Uganda: Let´s Talk About It!

Youth reporters Uganda The project helps young people in Uganda to express their opinions on human rights issues on the radio. At the same time, it supports activities organised by parliamentarians and journalists to improve Uganda’s media legislation. Read more ›
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