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Press Freedom 2.0 in Action Across Bolivia’s Regional Cities

14 November 2011 | PROJECT NEWS


As part of the Press Freedom 2.0 project in Bolivia, a series of town hall meetings were organised with local partner Asociación de Periodistas de La Paz in various regional cities with citizens and journalists to discuss the importance of journalism ethics and to describe the journalists association’s ethics tribunal.  

These meetings were held in Cobija, Bolivia - one of the largest cities in the Amazon region of the country bordering Brazil.

Bolivia: Press Freedom, Journalism Training, and Media Literacy
The EJC is engaged in three different media projects, each of them aiming to bring change to Bolivia’s media environment. Focusing on press freedom, mainly through the protection of journalists’ rights and media ethics, journalism training, and media literacy, the projects are designed to answer the needs and expectations of both media professionals and civil society activists in the country.

MFSII - Press Freedom 2.0
A five-year, international media development initiative, Press Freedom 2.0 aims to support democratic development by empowering civil society, citizens, and local media organisations through the implementation of local media projects. Conducted by a Dutch consortium, the Press Freedom initiative offers a range of trainings and activities specifically tailored to the needs of 11 selected countries.