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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 Statement on Iran

We, the undersigned members of the Media Freedom Coalition (MFC) are highly concerned about the recent violent repression of freedoms of expression and peaceful assembly by Iran.
Published: December 1, 2022
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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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What did MFC diplomatic missions do in 2022 to support media freedom?

The MFC’s Diplomatic Networks Initiative protects and promotes media freedom through coordinated action by MFC members’ diplomatic missions, in collaboration with journalists and civil society, and sometimes the national government, in various countries. 2022 was the first full year of this initiative and has seen diplomatic missions organizing events, facilitating dialogue, and making public statements, among other activities.

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.