Category Archives: Advocacy

Ecuador: International Pressure Helps Secure Press Freedom Win

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El Universo responds to a massive libel case that threatened the future of the paper.

WAN-IFRA has a global mandate to respond to media freedom violations and as a result deploys a range of advocacy measures to advance its work. WAN-IFRA operates globally with members, media freedom organisations, and strategic local, national and international partners to raise awareness and advocate for lasting change. In Ecuador, WAN-IFRA worked closely with independent media partners and civil society organizations to highlight government interference with press freedom both inside and outside of the country.

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Before and After Maidan: A Spotlight on Press Freedom in Ukraine

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WAN-IFRA’s Larry Kilman second from right during the press freedom mission to Ukraine.

WAN-IFRA has a global mandate to respond to media freedom violations and as a result deploys a range of advocacy measures for lasting change by working with members, media freedom organisations, and strategic local, national and international partners. Working closely with its member associations in Ukraine, WAN-IFRA implemented a long-term strategy to help support the country’s independent media and used the leverage of its global reputation to open dialogue with the government on issues of immediate concern.

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