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The primary objective of the European Union’s development policy is the eradication of poverty in the context of sustainable development. EU partnerships and dialogue with developing countries promote respect for human rights, fundamental freedoms, peace, democracy, good governance, and gender equality, the rule of law, solidarity and justice.


Building Trust in Media in South East Europe and Turkey

Theis project seeks to strengthen freedom of expression, access to information, free, independent and pluralistic media, ensuring that journalists and media in this region are key drivers for democratic, sustainable and peaceful development in the region.

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Enhancing professional and accurate media reporting on the electoral process in Jordan

Funded by the European Union, the project’s goal was to enable free and impartial information and reporting on the 2013 electoral processes in Jordan.

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Empowering People to Enjoy their Right to Information for Great Accountability of Nepal’s Power Holders

The project, financed by the European Union, aims at improving the transparency of Nepal’s government and the accountability of decision-making through a broader implementation of the Right to Information Act.

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Networks of Mediterranean Youth

Financed by the European Union, the programme aims at mainstreaming youth issues and priorities across national decision-making and policy implementation in European Neighbourhood Policy South countries.

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Promoting Media Accountability in South East Europe and Turkey

With financial support from the European Union, the project seeks to strengthen ethical and professional standards of media professionals in South East Europe and Turkey.

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Promoting the Safety of Journalists in Nigeria during the electoral period 2014-2015

In the context of electoral violence in Africa, the media have paid a great price, with journalists intimidated, harassed and sometimes killed. There have been cases of rival political groups attacking and vandalizing media houses owing to disputes over coverage.

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Support to Media in Jordan

The Support to Media in Jordan project aims to help Jordan’s efforts in advancing the Jordanian media to further increase its freedom, independence and professionalism. The three years project (2014 – 2017) is generously funded by the European Union and implemented by the UNESCO Amman office in close collaboration with the Ministry of State for Media Affairs and the media community in Jordan.

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