About the organizers: Maharat & DWA

About the organizers: Maharat & DWA    

Maharat Foundation

Maharat Foundation Maharat Foundation is a specialized organization endeavoring to defend the freedom of opinion and expression.

Maharat is a women led Beirut based organization, acting as a catalyst, defending and advancing the development of democratic societies governed by the values of freedom of expression, access to information and respect for human rights. Maharat Foundation is committed to its mission to advance the societal and political conditions that enhance freedom of expression and access to information, both online and offline, and engages and equips a progressive community in Lebanon and the MENA region with the skills and knowledge necessary to create change.

DW Akademie

Die DW Akademie ist Deutschlands führende Organisation für internationale Medienentwicklung. Wir unterstützen die Entwicklung freier, transparenter Mediensysteme, journalistischer Qualität und Medienkompetenz.Free Media. Free Expression. Free Societies.
DW Akademie strengthens the human right to freedom of expression. Together with our partners, we play a leading role in the development of free media systems, creating access to information, setting standards for education and independent journalism.