NGOs, media or lawyers’ associations, media development agencies, foundations, academic institutions and noncommercial media institutions can apply for this program.
Partners will undertake initiatives to upscale and/or operationalize actions that enhance journalists’ legal protection and their access to legal assistance.
The total grant allocated for this program is US$1.4 million. Selected organizations can request US$15,000 to US$35,000.
Preference will be given to proposals impacting on regions/countries where safety of journalists is more at risk based on UNESCO’s Observatory of Killed Journalists.
The deadline is Aug. 28.