World Press Freedom Day: Joint Emergency Appeal For Journalism and Media Support

Statement |

To mark World Press Freedom Day 2020, the Collaboration on International ICT for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) joined the Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD), numerous GFMD members, the International Civil Society Organization on the Safety of Journalists Coalition (ICSO SoJ Coalition), partners, and affiliate networks in launching an emergency appeal for journalism and media support in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

The statement is a call to action to governments; journalism and media development donors and funders; journalism and media organisations; technology, telecommunication companies, and Internet intermediaries; advertisers, and all those who rely on journalism and news media to stay informed in this unprecedentedly challenging time.

See the full statement here.