Press conference: «Eastern Partnership Media Freedom in 2013: results and assumptions»
April 16, 2014.
On April 17, 2014 “Eastern Partnership Media Freedom Landscape-2013” Report will be presented. The launch will take place during 12.00-13.00 at “Ukrainian News” News Agency (20 Esplanadna Str., Palats Sportu metro station). International NGO Internews-Ukraine will introduce the media freedom overview for six countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. Leaders and outsiders of ratings/assessments will be emphasized as well. The project is funded by the European Union.
The following issues will be highlighted during the press conference:
Eastern Partnership media landscapes: trends and challenges for the media in the region;
Dynamics of EaP Media Freedom Index for March-December 2013, which measures the level of compliance with fundamental rights and freedoms of journalists in six countries;
New content of the www.mediafreedomwatch.org will be presented, reflecting the knowledge-sharing practices between media communities in the Eastern Partnership countries.
This Report summarizes mid-term results of the ENP East Media Freedom Watch project achieved in 2013.
The following experts will participate in the press conference:
Andriy Kulakov, Program Director at International NGO Internews-Ukraine
Oksana Romanyuk, Executive Director at Institute of Mass Information
Diana Dutsyk, Chief editor of MediaSapiens (Telekrytyka)
Nataliya Sad, Project Coordinator at International NGO Internews-Ukraine
Anatoliy Martsynovskyi, Chief editor of the project’s web-site
With requests for the accreditation, please, contact Nataliya Sad at 050 930 84 39, email@example.com. Accreditation will be opened until 10.00, April 17.
ENP East Media Freedom Watch Project is aimed at facilitating freedom of speech and media protection in the six countries by means of raising public awareness at both regional and international levels concerning the situation of media and journalist freedom in the region. The project is implemented by Internews-Ukraine, international public organization, with the support of the European Union and in terms of cooperation between leading media NGOs: Yerevan Press-Club (Armenia), Yeni Nesil Journalists Union (Azerbaijan), Green Mile Association (Georgia), Independent Journalism Centre (Moldova), and partners from Belarus. Learn more about the Project at http://mediafreedomwatch.org/ru/.