Without wanting to preempt today’s discussions, may I invite you to remember the four Ps on the safety of journalists – Prevention, Protection, Prosecution and Partnerships. This illustrates that we all have a role in promoting the safety of journalists from the media, civil society, the police and judiciary, and our governments.
SPACES OF SOLIDARITY MEETING RESOLUTIONS
The resolutions set out principles of the Spaces of Solidarity, which are key for the organisations working on the promotion and defence of expression in Southern Africa and guiding the way forward in pursuit of the set objectives.
MISA Statement on the launch of Namibia’s 2022 African Media Barometer
It is therefore critical to ensure that the findings and recommendations of the AMB do not end with its launches in respective countries, but that practical steps are taken to address identified challenges and shortcomings.
Elections working environment improves for Lesotho journalists
Journalists in Lesotho signed an election reporting pledge, which was their commitment to covering the elections in an ethical and professional manner. Following the signing of the pledge, the Lesotho Communications Authority (LCA), confirmed that the number of complaints against the media had reduced drastically.
MISA Malawi appears before Parliament on broadcasting licences
MISA Malawi highlighted that the general economic crisis the country is experiencing has not spared the media sector.
MISA Botswana holds AGM, postpones elections
This is a communique on the MISA Bostwana AGM and postponed elections.
Walking in the footprints of a giant – tribute to former RGC member Fernando Gonçalves on leadership transition
Statement by Regional Governing Council Chairperson, Golden Maunganidze
World Press Freedom Day 2022 Statement by Commissioner Ourveena Geereesha Topsy-Sonoo
This is a statement by Commissioner Ourveena Geereesha Topsy-Sonoo on the 2022 World Press Freedom Day
MISA’s indelible footprints during World Press Freedom Day commemorations
This is an article by the MISA Regional Secretariat Director on MISA’s footprints during the World Press Freedom Day commemorations
Journalism safety and security a priority ahead of 2023 national elections
This is a statement on this year`s commemorations of the World Press Freedom Day