Towards improved labour relations and professionalism in the Albanian Media

Working with the Albanian Media Institute this project will promote of freedom of expression and support the media's active participation in democratic process.

In particular the project will

Support media organizations and professional journalist association's capacities to strengthen professional standards, ethics and promote and protect the right to freedom of expression

Support CSO initiatives to advocate for improved labour standards and promote laws, standards, practices that protect freedom of opinion and expression.

Key activities will include:

  • Mapping/ Survey on the status of journalists and of Media Organizations and Media Associations in Albania. This Mapping will identify problems, challenges, needs, capacities, and experiences of relevant actors in media freedom and media development in Albania.
  • Capacity building and leadership training courses for journalistassociations and media organisations.
  • Training of Trainers Courses on topics related to the new challenges and developments in media profession: Fact Checking, Data Journalism, and Internet Ethics.
  • Sub-granting scheme that will support innovative initiatives of journalist associations and media organizations on protecting and promoting journalists rights, labour relations, media ethics, access to information.

Location: Albania

Dates: 2018 – 2020

This project receives the financial support of Europe Aid/European Commission