South Asia Media Solidarity Programme

Union leadership, capacity building and gender equality are a key focus of the South Asia Media Solidarity Program, which works to enhance conditions for free and pluralistic reporting in the South Asia region. Centered around the SAMSN Digital Hub, the project supports advocacy, rights monitoring and production of the annual South Asia Press Freedom Report.

Key Activities:

  • Strategy & Union Strengthening Meeting, Nepal - June 2018
  • Union Leadership – Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) – June 2018
  • Clampdowns and Courage, 2018 South Asia Press Freedom Report
  • SAMSN Digital Hub – violation and internet shutdown monitoring, alerts, media statements

Location: South Asia - Afghanistan, Bhutan, Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

This project is financed by Norsk Journalistlag

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