Development cooperation , 01.11.2012

Piloting Journalists Unions in Central Asia


To begin a process that will lead to building of a journalist trade union in every three country. Applic. 2009: After a pilot phase implemented in 2007 (it was made a survey of working conditions of journalists and the state of freedom of speech of these three countries) it will be continued to support these three partners towards the founding of trade unions. Applic.2011: The aim of the project is to support the activities of the Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan trade unions that will be established by the end of the year 2010. In Kazakstan the project continues to organise education events and support regional networking. Applic 2012: Create a legal base for union activities and basics for lobbying of profession interest


  • 2012: 36 049 €
  • 2013: 36 049 €
  • 2014: 36 049 €

Objectives monitored by OECD's Development Assistance Committee

  • Participatory development/Good governance
  • Gender equality

Field of activity

  • Media and free flow of information 30%
  • Democratic participation and civil society 70%

Funding channel

Viestintä ja kehitys -säätiö



Code for the object of funding