Sessions at the Global Conference for Media Freedom (9 Feb. 2022)
The International Media Policy and Advisory Centre (GFMD IMPACT) is hosting two side events at the Global Conference for Media Freedom in Tallinn, Estonia on the afternoon of 9 February 2022.
Date: 9 Feb 2022
Time: 12.00-15.45 EET - Eastern European Time
Venue: Small hall/ Väike saal, Tallinn Creative Hub (Tallinna Kultuurikatel), Põhja puiestee 27a, 10415 Tallinn
Registration: To participate in these sessions please register for the Global Conference for Media Freedom.
Organisers:
  • Centre for International Media Assistance (CIMA)
  • Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD)
Co-conveners:
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (BZ)
  • Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)
  • United Kingdom Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (UK FCDO)
  • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

Agenda:

12.00-12.30 - Buffet lunch
14.00-14.15 - Coffee break

A sustainable and viable future for journalism – designing effective interventions

Date and time: 12.30-14.00 - 9 February 2022
Format: Hybrid - online and in person. The event can be accessed by registering for the conference here. A direct link for the session will be shared closer to the meeting. This first session will also be broadcasted on the conference YouTube channel.
Moderator: Tom Law, Head of Policy and Learning, GFMD

Welcome: (12.30 - 12.35)

  • Zoe Titus, Chair of the GFMD and Director of the Namibia Media Trust
  • Guilherme Canela De Souza Godoi, Chief of Freedom of Expression and Safety of Journalists Section, UNESCO

What we know from practice? (12.35-13.10)

Introduction: Mira Milosevic, Executive Director of GFMD
Speakers:

What we know from research? (13.10-13.45)

Speakers:

Discussion and Conclusions (13.45-14.00)

Rapporteur:
  • Mary Myers, External Research Associate, University of East Anglia
For more details about this meeting see our literature review here:

Renewing the principles for effective media support

Date and time: 14.15-15.45 - 9 February 2022
Format: Hybrid - online and in person. The event can be accessed by registering for the conference here. A direct link for the session will be shared here closer to the meeting.

Opening remarks (14.15-14.25)

  • Dr. Bahia Tahzib-Lie, Human Rights Ambassador, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (BZ)

Introduction (14.25-14.40)

  • Justin Williams, Governance Adviser, Freedom of Expression and Media Development at Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (UK FCDO) / Co-chair of the Media Freedom Coalition (MFC) media development working group
  • Marc De Tollenaere, Policy Analyst Governance, OECD
  • Mark Nelson, media policy advisor (& former CIMA Director)
  • Ivana Bjelic Vucinic, Programmes and Project Manager, GFMD

Donor and intergovernmental perspectives (14.40-15.15)

Practitioner perspectives (15.10-15.40)

Discussion & next steps (15.35-15.45)

For more details about this meeting see our briefing paper here:

About GFMD IMPACT

As with previous GFMD IMPACT meetings these sessions will bring together media support donors, practitioners and academics to discuss for an open discussion to further understanding and knowledge sharing.
For more information about GFMD IMPACT see: https://impact.gfmd.info
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GFMD IMPACT Supporters

GFMD IMPACT's core supporter: Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).
Supporters for the GFMD IMPACT sessions at the Global Conference for Media Freedom in Tallinn, Estonia: DW Akademie and Germany's Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
Project support for GFMD IMPACT:
Core supporters of GFMD:
  • National Endowment for Democracy (NED)
  • Open Society Foundations (OSF)
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Agenda:
A sustainable and viable future for journalism – designing effective interventions
Welcome: (12.30 - 12.35)
What we know from practice? (12.35-13.10)
What we know from research? (13.10-13.45)
Discussion and Conclusions (13.45-14.00)
Renewing the principles for effective media support
Opening remarks (14.15-14.25)
Introduction (14.25-14.40)
Donor and intergovernmental perspectives (14.40-15.15)
Practitioner perspectives (15.10-15.40)
Discussion & next steps (15.35-15.45)
About GFMD IMPACT
GFMD IMPACT Supporters