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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.