Global Forum for Media Development

Geographic focus Global
Type Non-Profit
The Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD), a not-for-profit, Belgian registered ASBL, is an international network of around 200 journalism support and media development organisations working across more than 70 countries. Established in 2005 in Amman, Jordan, and based in Brussels, GFMD’s core value is to support the creation and strengthening of journalism and free, independent, sustainable, and pluralistic news ecosystems, as defined by the declarations of UNESCO at conferences in Windhoek, Almaty, Santiago de Chile, Sana’a, and Sofia. Its main focus is to ensure proper collaboration as well as an exchange of information and experience among its members with a view to creating a strong, independent, and pluralistic media environment, which contributes to the development of empowered societies.
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Funding details

Area of work
Geographic focus
Amount committed (US$)
Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD) 2011 Grant
Independent Media
12 months
US$ 150,000