Project «Advancing Media Freedom Through Legal Reform in Tajikistan», funded by the United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF)
Khujand, April 1, 2021.
Association «Public assessors of the Republic of Tajikistan» (APART) in partnership with the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Tajikistan and Public Organization «Rural Development Initiatives» (RDI) started project implementation «Advancing Media Freedom Through Legal Reform in Tajikistan».
This project aims to promote the establishment of a favorable legal environment for media staff and journalists in Tajikistan by creating and training a team of media lawyers to protect the journalists’ rights and interests at all stages of their investigation; opening and ensuring the successful functioning of three “Hot lines” in the cities of Dushanbe (Dushanbe and DRS), Khujand (Sughd region) and Kulyab (Khatlon region) to provide timely legal / psychological support to media representatives; creating a platform for discussion and finding solutions to the issues faced by mass media; organizing internships to improve the professional level of journalists; improving the media image and regaining the readers ’confidence in the articles published based on true facts of journalist investigations; and improving and reforming the legislation on media operations.
Contact person: Hamidova Habibakhon
Adress: Khujand city, K.Khujandi street 185, office #6
Phone: +992 92 775 57 55
Fax: 3 422 6 0903