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“Gender equality and media freedom in Azerbaijan” project

 

The Council of Europe project “Gender equality and media freedom in Azerbaijan” aims to promote gender equality in and through media in Azerbaijan.

The Project aims at:

  • Reviewing and updating the Code of ethics for Azerbaijani journalists from a gender equality perspective;
  • Raising awareness on the Council of Europe standards on gender equality and media freedom among journalists and media professionals in Baku and the regions;
  • Improving the quality of media education by developing new curricula and teaching courses on gender equality and media freedom.

All project activities are implemented in consultation and cooperation with relevant public authorities, national and international experts, media professionals and local NGOs in the country.

Introductory film on the results of the project Introductory film on the results of the project

 

Following the decision of the Committee of Ministers on 16 March 2022 the Russian Federation is no longer a member of the Council of Europe. The website will be updated as soon as possible to take account of this development.

"Everyone has the right to freedom of expression"

Art. 10 European Convention on Human Rights

 

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