The Board of Trustees of the Media Legal Defence Initiative is seeking a new Chief Executive Officer, to succeed Peter Noorlander who has led the organisation for the last five years to its current strength and success.
Peter’s successor will need to demonstrate significant management experience in an NGO or a public service organisation. He or she should also have a substantial understanding of legal processes and international human rights law; experience of operating in a business leadership role, and of working at the nexus of donors and the media freedom and human rights community. Fluent written and spoken English is essential, and knowledge of other languages, particularly French, Russian, Arabic or Spanish, would be an asset.
The job description and person specification can be downloaded by clicking here. For more information or to apply for this role please contact Mike Lewis at MLDI’s recruitment partners, Badenoch & Clark: email@example.com. The closing date for applications is 23rd September 2015.
Freedom of expression in Poland: legal harassment against journalists and widening political control over the media
Welcome to the latest instalment of our Partners blog series. In this series, we interview our partners from around the world about their critical work in protecting freedom of expression. This time our communications assistant Julie Reintjes spoke to Konrad Siemaszko, who works as a lawyer for the Poland-based Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (HFHR). […]
Call for Consultants: Independent Evaluation of ‘Empowering Women in Digital Rights Advocacy’ project
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Spyware and freedom of expression Encryption is a valuable tool for freedom of expression online. It allows journalists, lawyers, human rights activists, and citizens to communicate securely. In recent years however, journalists around the world have experienced increasing digital surveillance, despite encryption becoming more accessible. In particular, investigative journalists uncovering corruption, abuse of power, and […]