News: Aug 2017

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Call for Consultants: Researcher to draft legal training manual

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17 Aug 2017

The Media Legal Defence Initiative is organising a four-day litigation and advocacy workshop in The Gambia in November 2017, and is seeking a researcher to assist in drafting a training manual that will be used in the delivery of this training.

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MLDI CEO named OSF New Executives Fund Recipient

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16 Aug 2017

The Chief Executive of the Media Legal Defence Initiative, Lucy Freeman, was today named as one of twelve international charity leaders to be awarded a major grant from the Open Society Foundations. Lucy received the award from OSF’s New Executives Fund, which gives grants to new leaders at non-profit organizations around the world to help implement their vision of change.

The two-year grant can be used to invest in the organisation’s development or the recipient’s own leadership. MLDI defends media freedom around the world by providing legal assistance to journalists and media...

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Evaluation Consultant: Invitation to Tender

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9 Aug 2017

MLDI is seeking an evaluation consultant to carry out an independent interim strategy evaluation.

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Media Legal Defence Initiative Announced as a Charity Times Awards Finalist

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3 Aug 2017

MLDI is shortlisted for the international charity award for its work in 2016 and 2017 protecting and promoting freedom of expression through the legal defence of journalists, bloggers and media outlets across the world.