The Afghanistan Journalists Support Organization (AJSO) convened a virtual official meeting with the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) located in Germany

The Afghanistan Journalists Support Organization (AJSO) convened a virtual official meeting with the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) located in German.

On Wednesday 19th July, AJSO representatives met with Ms. Katrin Schatz, the practical support project manager for ECPMF, and her colleague, Ms. Edith Bohl. During the meeting, AJSO provided a comprehensive overview of its organizational activities and sought collaboration to support Afghan journalists.

AJSO outlined the challenging circumstances faced by Afghan journalists within the country, as well as in neighboring regions and globally. Emphasizing the critical need for increased attention and cooperation, AJSO underscored the importance of advocating for media freedom and the safety of Afghan journalists.

In response, the European Center for Press and Media Freedom assured AJSO of its commitment to cooperation. AJSO requested for organizing specialized courses tailored to the needs of Afghan journalists, an initiative that was warmly received by the ECPMF.

The Afghanistan Journalists Support Organization has been diligently working to foster collaboration with Afghan journalists and facilitate communication with various international institutions. Through these efforts, AJSO aims to shed light on the current state of media, journalists’ challenges, and the importance of preserving freedom of expression in Afghanistan. We remain steadfast in our commitment to advocating for the well-being of Afghan media practitioners amidst the hardships they encounter.