Our History


Strategic Partnerships

Maharat has also expanded its work with international partners, including IFEX, Unesco, UNDP, the Ethical Journalism Network (EJN), Deutshe Welle Akademie and Article 19. In 2011, it hosted the IFEX General Meeting in Beirut; since 2013 has worked with Unesco in the area of journalistic ethics and codes; from 2015-2017, worked with UNDP on media monitoring studies and activities on media and peace building; in 2014 hosted a conference on hate speech in MENA with EJN and NJI; hosted a regional workshop on criminal media content in MENA with IMS in 2014; and from 2014 till date, participated in a number of joint campaigns and events with partners from MENA, including ANHRI and GCHR.