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Tackling disinformation to uphold democracy and human rights: UNGA HLW event 2022

In September 2022, Canada and the Netherlands as co-chairs of the Media Freedom Coalition co-hosted a side-event during the UN General Assembly High-Level Week, alongside the Freedom Online Coalition and International IDEA.  
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Joint Statements

Media Freedom Coalition’s Co-Chairs’ Statement on the membership of Afghanistan

Canada and the Netherlands, as co-chairs of the Media Freedom Coalition (MFC), give notice that, effective today, Afghanistan has been removed as a member of the MFC. This decision was taken in consultation with the MFC membership and as per the Coalition’s Terms of Reference. 
Published: November 18, 2022
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Joint Statements

Media Freedom Coalition statement on the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists 2022

The International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists was established on 2 November 2013, so that the international community could stand together in support of journalists and media workers, and demonstrate its commitment to fighting against impunity for crimes committed against them.
Published: November 2, 2022
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Latest news

Safe refuge for journalists: recent progress from MFC members

Since the publication of the High Level Panel's advisory Report on Safe Refuge for Journalists at Risk, several Coalition members have given effect to these recommendations or moved to expand their existing mechanisms in this area.

Tackling disinformation to uphold democracy and human rights: UNGA HLW event 2022

In September 2022, Canada and the Netherlands as co-chairs of the Media Freedom Coalition co-hosted a side-event during the UN General Assembly High-Level Week, alongside the Freedom Online Coalition and International IDEA.  

Coalitions for freedom: Global Conference on Media Freedom on February 9-10th, Estonia

Media freedom, internet freedom, freedom of expression at large are the core for a free world, for a free mind.