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 

Aspen Digital  

Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University

Coalizão Direitos na Rede 

CyberPeace Institute 


Defend Democracy 

Derechos Digitales 

Digimar Institute  

Espacio Publico  

Ethical Journalism Network  

Free Media Movement – Sri Lanka

Freedom House

Freedom of Information Center – Armenia

Fundación Ciudadanía Inteligente

Fundación Ciudadanía y Desarrollo – Ecuador

Fundación Karisma 

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

Internet lab 


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

New Narratives 

NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights

Open Net Association, Inc.

PEN International  

Ranking Digital Rights 

Red en Defensa de los Derechos Digitales – Mexico

Samir Kassir Foundation – Lebanon

Tactical Tech 

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.