Civil society coalition on Information and Democracy
Civil society lies at the heart of the international Initiative on Information and Democracy since its creation. A coalition of civil society organizations is being created.
Civil society organizations are invited to join this coalition to work for democratic guarantees in the global information and communication space, in the spirit of the international Declaration on Information and Democracy.
List of members:
Africa Freedom of Information Centre
Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University
Coalizão Direitos na Rede
Ethical Journalism Network
Free Media Movement – Sri Lanka
Freedom of Information Center – Armenia
Fundación Ciudadanía Inteligente
Fundación Ciudadanía y Desarrollo – Ecuador
Global Disinformation Index
Global Forum for Media Development
Global Partners Digital
Globe International Center – Mongolia
Gulf Centre for Human Rights
Instituto de Prensa y Libertad de Expresión – Costa Rica
Instituto Prensa y Sociedad – Peru
Intervozes – Brazil
IT for change
JONCTION – Senegal
Journalists for Democracy in Sri Lanka
Ligue Tunisienne de Défense des Droits de l’Homme
National Union of Journalists of Philippines
NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights
Open Net Association, Inc.
Ranking Digital Rights
Red en Defensa de los Derechos Digitales – Mexico
Samir Kassir Foundation – Lebanon
World Movement for Democracy
A collective global and concerted effort – where all regions of the world are represented – in favor of a democratic information and communication space
States of the international Partnership on Information and Democracy to strengthen their appropriation of the initiative and to extend the Partnership to new signatory States
To the work of the Forum, especially to the development and implementation of recommendations for the regulation of the digital space
Members of the coalition may:
- Participate in international events
- Launch joint public calls
- Contribute to collective and concerted advocacy efforts
- Network and share knowledge
- Contribute to the work of the Forum
Thanks to the coalition, organizations can benefit from participation in high-level meetings, visibility, and leverage to influence public policy at the international and national level.
Join the coalition
Organizations with a mandate related to the Forum’s one (digital rights, press and media freedom, civic space, human rights, etc.) and with an international, regional and/or local scope are invited to join the civil society coalition on Information and Democracy.
The coalition will be inaugurated at the first Summit of the Initiative on Information and Democracy in September 2021, which will be a major opportunity to move towards concrete results.
Contact : Caroline Allheily, Public Relations Manager
The members of the coalition will be announced shortly.