How do we respond to preserve Media Freedom?



The Association of European Journalists AEJ – International


in an online Local Stakeholders Network Meeting

with the

Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR)

“How do we respond to preserve Media Freedom?”

THURSDAY – 2 March 2023 | 16.30 EET | 15.30 CET

Registration on Zoom


Welcoming Remarks by Saia Tsaousidou, AEJ – International Board President

Coordination by Kyriakos Pieridis, AEJ Media Freedom Representative, AEJ – Cyprus Section

Media Freedom in Europe: The Role of MFRR

Presentations led by MFRR Officers: Gürkan Özturan (ECPMF), Neus Vidal (ECPMF), Ronja Koskinen (IPI), Flutura Kusari (ECPMF), Tabea Caspary (ECPMF), Tomas A. Chang Pico (FPU), Camille Petit (EFJ), Sielke Kelner (OBCT), Laurens Hueting (ECPMF)

  • MFRR Introduction
  • Monitoring
    • Monitoring Report
    • Monitoring and Alert Submission Process
    • Alerts from Cyprus
  • Support
    • Practical Support
    • Legal Support
    • Shelter Support
    • Information Support
    • Training Support
  • Advocacy
  • Q & A

Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) consortium monitors, tracks and responds to media freedom violations in EU Member States and Candidate Countries delivered by a consortium led by European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF), with ARTICLE 19 Europe, European Federation of Journalists (EFJ), Free Press Unlimited (FPU), International Press Institute (IPI) and Osservatorio Balcani Caucaso Transeuropa (OBCT).