Events for donors and foundations that support media development and journalism.

UNESCO, Republic of Uruguay

"On 2-5 May 2022, UNESCO and the Republic of Uruguay will host the annual World Press Freedom Day Global Conference in a hybrid format in Punta Del Este, Uruguay. Under the theme “Journalism under Digital Siege”, the digital era’s impact on freedom of expression, the safety of journalists, access to information and privacy will be discussed.
World Press Freedom Day 2022 will reunite relevant stakeholders such as policymakers, journalists, media representatives, activists, cybersecurity managers and legal experts to explore these issues and develop concrete solutions to address the threats posed by increased surveillance to press freedom and privacy."
Pre-registration is available here.
Participants must register here.

Gender equality in media regulation and self regulation (May 12, 2022)


This webinar is destined for knowledge-exchange on how media regulation can support gender equality in and through the media. Presentations by member organisations will be included, and topics going from the overview of gender equality in media regulation and self-regulation and the safety of women journalists, to online harassment against female journalists, and sexual harassment in the media workplace will be covered. Interventions will be led by Fojo Media Institute, International Media Support (IMS) and WAN-IFRA.

University of Oxford

After a two-year break due to COVID-19, the Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute is welcoming participants and speakers back to Oxford during the first two weeks of August. The theme of the 2022 course will focus on Technology and Policy During Times of Crisis. Applications can be submitted via this form.
Applications for the Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute can be submitted through this form.

Foreign Policy (November 30, 2021- Online)

International Press Institute (16 Sept. 2021 - Vienna)

A special round table of European donors and beneficiaries on philanthropic funding of media and journalism.

Wednesday, Oct. 13 & Thursday, Oct. 14 Philadelphia, PA

2021 Annual Journalism Funders Gathering | Media Impact Funders
Media Impact Funders
This event by Media Impact Funders will focus on the “big questions” facing journalism and the funders who support it: "efforts to build and sustain media equity, new initiatives in the field, innovative funding models, and more."