In 2013, the European Commission published a call inviting proposals that address violations of media freedom and pluralism, not only with a theoretical approach but also by providing practical support to journalists. In the framework of this Call, the following grant agreements have been signed:

  • "Strengthening Journalism in Europe: Tools, Networking, Training"  -  Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom (European University Institute), in cooperation with Center for Media and Communication Studies (Central European University)
  • "Strengthening Journalists' Rights, Protections and Skills: Understanding Defamation Laws versus Press Freedom" - The International Press Institute
  • "Taking action and mapping violations of media freedom and plurality across the European Union" – Index on Censorship (The Writers and Scholars Educational Trust);
  • "Safety Net for European Journalists. A Transnational Support Network for Media Freedom in Italy and Southeast Europe" -   Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso (Fondazione Opera Campana dei Caduti) , in cooperation with the South East Europe Media Organisation (International Press Institute), Ossigeno per l'Informazione and Evgenia Siapera

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