Nearly 2,000 experts from over 100 countries will be meeting at the World Conference Center Bonn from June 19-21 for the Global Media Forum (GMF) coordinated by Germany’s international broadcaster Deutsche Welle.
Prominent human rights and democracy activists, including EED grantees will discuss the struggle and support for democracy in three countries with a key role to play in determining the political future of the EU Neighbourhood – Ukraine, Egypt and Syria.
On 29 March, EED hosted a discussion in cooperation with Action Syrie with two Syrian pro-democracy civil society activists. EED partners, Majd Izzat al-Chourbaji and Karam Hilly, talked about their struggle, and despite all, their unwavering hope for the future.
Moldova has been scandalized by a bank theft, in which the "political system" was caught systematically stealing money from the banks, adding up to a total of $1 billion. In a "spirit that we need to speak out - to…