On 27 June 2018, EED held its 5th anniversary event at the European Parliament. This occasion was attended by representatives of the EU institutions, Member States, EED beneficiaries and members of the democracy support community.
On 11-13 June, EED joined 60 other partner organisations and 2,000 participants from over 140 countries in Bonn for the annual Global Media Forum (GMF) coordinated by Germany’s international broadcaster Deutsche Welle.
Kareem Abeed went from engineering graduate to citizen journalist documenting the atrocities of war and the work of local humanitarians during the siege of Aleppo with a team of like-minded colleagues.
EED partner Vitaly Ustymenko, the leader of the Odessa branch of the AutoMaidan non-governmental organisation and one of the city’s leading anti-corruption activists, was attacked and stabbed in Odessa on 5 June.