Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA)

Institut des médias d'Afrique australe

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History

Founded Aug 1992. Officially launched, Sep 1992.

Aims

Promote free, independent and pluralistic media; promote the free flow of information and cooperation between media workers, as a principle means of nurturing democracy and human rights in Africa.

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Activities

Freedom of Expression and Access to Information; Internet Freedom/Governance; Media Freedom Monitoring; Broadcasting and ICTs; Media Support; Gender and HIV/AIDS; Legal Support. Offers: MISA Press Freedom Award.

Structure

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Languages

English, Portuguese.

Staff

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Financing

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Consultative Status

African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) (Observer).

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 16 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 11 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Communication
    • Media
  • Metapolitics
    • Democracy

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

E2124

Last News Received

16. Jul 2013
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