Side Event on the margins of the 2021 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF 2021)
Side Event on the margins of the 2021 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF 2021).
Together for Reliable Information: Highlighting Civil Society efforts to monitor SDG target 16.10 in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
In partnership with UNESCO, the UN Group of Friends for the Protection of Journalists (GoF), Civil Society organizations aim to present the results of their documentation of data and trends on safety of journalists and provide recommendations of Civil Society to protect Public Access to Information and the work of media and journalists. Civil Society organizations will share regional reports from South Asia, Sub Sahara Africa and Latin America which zoom in on Shadow Voluntary National Report Contributions from Colombia, Indonesia and Pakistan.
Contributors to these reports will provide an overview of challenges and results based on their efforts and experiences in order to provide best practices in the framework of Voluntary National Reporting mechanisms. In addition, the session will produce recommendations to ensure more comprehensive reporting on the SDG target 16.10. and provide input to the review of the UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists.