(European Commission Partnership Programmes for Civil Society Organisations, December 2012 – November 2016)
Novi Sad School of Journalism has started with implementation of new project as a partner organisation.
South East European Media Observatory – Building Capacities and Coalitions for Monitoring Media Integrity and Advancing Media Reforms, is new regional project where Novi Sad School of Journalism take its part as partner organisation from Serbia. Countries and regions that will benefit from the action: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Serbia, Hungary, and Slovenia (extension phase: Kosovo, Montenegro, Turkey).
Overall objective of this project is strengthened and more dynamic civil society in the region participating in public debate on media and freedom of expression with capacity to influence policy and decision making processes.
Specific objective: greater capacity and commitment of CSOs and their regional network to:
1)inform and sparkle public debates on media freedom and pluralism, particularly addressing impact of media ownership and political clientelism, and
2) influence media sector reform processes through developing media integrity index, regional media observatory, consultations and coalitions.
It will build the capacity of CSOs in the Western Balkans and their regional network SEENPM to sparkle public debates on media integrity, pluralism and freedom of expression and influence media sector reform processes.
Partner organisations are The Macedonian Institute for Media (Macedonia), Investigative Journalism Centre (Croatia), Albanian Media Institute (Albania), Media Center Sarajevo (BiH), Center for Independent Journalism (Hungary) and Peace Institute fom Slovenia as applicant on thi sproject.
Duration of this project is 48 months.
Realization of this project was financially supported by the European Commission Partnership Programmes for Civil Society Organisations.