Human rights-based approach as a framing concept for media development

The human rights-based approach offers a new perspective on media development. Besides addressing the role of media in fostering the right to freedom of expression and access to information, it aims at strengthening participation of marginalized groups and accountability of state institutions. In how far does the concept help to establish new strategies and partnerships in media development? What are the opportunities and challenges in project implementation?


Gregor Barié | Consultant, Strategy and Consulting Services, DW Akademie
Sopheap Chak | Director, Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR)
Christian Mihr | Executive Director, Reporters without Borders
Isabel Rodde | Adviser Cross Sectoral Programme Human Rights, GIZ


Peter Deselaers | Head, Concepts and Methods, DW Akademie

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