Promoting Safer Working Conditions and Press Freedom for Journalists in South East Asia

The project aimed to publish report which is intended to be an annual advocacy tool that holds governments and media to account on efforts to protect journalists. The IFJ’s major research into South East Asia’s media canvassed the views of thousand journalists and media workers across the region in 2018 and 2019. Using the UNESCO Journalist Safety Indicators, this research project will document press freedom and journalist safety issues in South East Asia for the first time, building regional advocacy efforts around the issue of impunity.

Download the full report here and here

Key activities:

  • Develop a national plan for research and survey in seven countries
  • Organise and conduct tabulation and data analysis of the survey
  • Finalise national report which include information from the survey, interviews, and research

Location: Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Timor Leste, Thailand

Dates: September 1, 2018-December 18, 2018 and August 1, 2019-November 22, 2019 (Concluded)

This project is funded by UNESCO