Media Freedom Coalition

A partnership of countries working together to promote media freedom at home and abroad

About the MFC

Media freedom is an integral element of democracy, human rights, global security and prosperity. 

The MFC brings together 51 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. 

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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.