OUR WORK

PROTECTING FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION AND SAFETY OF JOURNALISTS

We document and denounce acts of aggression against journalists and communicators in the Americas that pretend to silence freedom of expression. Thorough our alerts and urgent actions we have formed a network of organizations and individuals active on advocacy and creating systems of protection of freedom of expression, and safety of journalists offline and online, with the goal of putting an end to this aggression, generating a free and open space for independent journalism and media.

How we do it:

Tracking Ecuadorian Page
Tracking U.S. Page
Voces del Sur

QUALITY JOURNALISM AND FACT CHECKING

We offer capacity building to journalists, communicators and other interested sectors of civil society, on new investigative techniques and professional journalism, especially on transparency, struggle against corruption and cybersecurity. We counteract disinformation by fact checking and verification.

How we do it:

Ecuador Chequea
Observatorio de Medios del Ecuador (OME).-
Monitoreo de medios públicos.
Training on Access to Information
Capacity building

ADVOCACY AND POLICY INITIATIVES

We work on advocacy to achieve that governments and parliaments adopt public policies or legislation that guarantees the protection and promotion of freedom of expression and access to information, in particular, freedom of the press, as a fundamental element of democracy. For this we try to bring compliance with the Universal and the Inter Amercian System of Human Rights, and fulfillment of the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030.
We also give legal advice and accompaniment for local organizations and how to access the two international systems of human rights and how to report progress on SDG 16.

How we do it:

We report on progress on SDG 16 (Voces del Sur)
We support Civil Society to report on fundamental rights on the Universal Periodic Review
Promoting Policy Initiatives (Reformas LOC)
Civil society elections’s monitoring
Thematic hearings at IACHR
Promote social dialogue

MEDIA OUTLETS BY FUNDAMEDIOS

For Fundamedios, Media Development is key as the support for the consolidation of open communication ecosystems as the ideal space for strengthening a free press and quality journalism. For this, we have developed the LibrExpresion.press platform as the generator of journalistic content in multimedia formats and transmedia narratives.

How we do it:

LibrExpresion.press
Rayuelaradio.com
LibrExpresion Youtube Channel
Ecuador Chequea

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