Since inception, EED has supported over 600 initiatives aimed at promoting democracy in the EU neighbourhood and beyond. This database provides an insight into the work of EED partners over the years. However, due to the sensitive nature of certain initiatives and personal security risks facing some grantees in the restrictive environments where they operate, not all initiatives are listed in the database.
The media landscape in Albania lacks independence. Many existing media outlets are owned and influenced by political figures and business men. As a consequence, journalists and editors are prone to censorship and self-censorship. With EED’s support, the Albanian Centre for Quality Journalism (ACQJ) is establishing a training programme to train journalists on ‘Mobile Journalism’which could be used as a mean to circumvent the rigid media market and the systematic censorship. The initiative will consist of training and capacity building of journalists in the field of Mobile Journalism, whereby commissioning, production and publication of multimedia news items is also envisaged.Read more
The Citizens Channel (CC), was established in 2017 as a volunteer project led by a group of young, renowned journalism academics and professionals in Albania. This innovative media organisation aims to promote citizen engagement in generating media content and setting the news agenda. CC aim to inform citizens on issues that directly affect them, initiating public debates and encouraging the use of innovative ways of generating and disseminating media content.Read more