Media Freedom Coalition
About the MFC
Media freedom is an integral element of democracy, human rights, global security and prosperity.
The MFC brings together over 50 countries from six continents to promote media freedom through advocacy, diplomatic interventions, legal reforms, events and funding. In carrying out this work, governments of the MFC – as well as their embassies – work closely with civil society, legal experts, multilateral organisations and journalists themselves.
Media Freedom Coalition – World Press Freedom Day Statement, 3rd May 2023
On this World Press Freedom Day, we, the undersigned members of the Media Freedom Coalition, pay tribute to journalists and media workers all over the world and the work they
Media Freedom Coalition Executive Group Statement: Detention of Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich
The Executive Group of the Media Freedom Coalition strongly condemns the Russian Federation’s detention of Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich. The detention of journalists under the guise of espionage
The Media Freedom Coalition comprises member countries from six continents, all of which have signed the Global Pledge on Media Freedom.
The Coalition is led by two rotating Co-chairs, while an Executive Group of approximately eight countries provides strategic direction.
MFC activities for World Press Freedom Day 2023
The Media Freedom Coalition and its stakeholders, including the High Level Panel of Legal Experts on Media Freedom, hosted or were involved in a series of events in New York in parallel with World Press Freedom Day on 3rd May. Read about the events below. The MFC’s Year in Review: