Society of Editors (SoE)
The UK editors' association is the primary partner of the CPU Media Trust. It's membership includes editors from all sectors of the media and it has a high profile as a lobbying body on behalf the UK media.
Commonwealth Media Bodies
The CBA seeks to further the concept of public service broadcasting,
foster freedom of expression and the right to communicate and provide assistance to its members through training, bursaries, consultancies, networking opportunities and material for broadcast.
The Commonwealth Journalists Association is a professional association for working journalists throughout the Commonwealth and works to bring journalists closer together whether they are working in print, broadcasting, or on-line journalism, and to help raise their status and quality. The CJA has branches in some Commonwealth countries, and members in all.
The headquarters of the Commonwealth and the main intergovernmental agency and central institution of the Commonwealth. It is responsible for facilitating cooperation between members; organizing meetings, including the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meetings (CHOGM); assisting and advising on policy development; and providing assistance to countries in implementing the decisions and policies of the Commonwealth
The Commonwealth Foundation is an intergovernmental organization, resourced by and reporting to Commonwealth governments, and guided by Commonwealth values and priorities. Its mandate is to strengthen civil society in the achievement of Commonwealth priorities - democracy and good governance, respect for human rights and gender equality, poverty eradication and sustainable, people-centered development, and to promote arts and culture.
Based in India, this organisation is an independent, non-partisan, international NGO working for the practical realization of human rights in the Commonwealth
The Royal Commonwealth Society is an international educational charity. Working to inspire and engage young people and promote understanding of the modern Commonwealth. It also provides a platform for leading voices across politics, media, the arts, academia and business.
The Commonwealth Club, the flagship venue and home of the RCS, acts as a centre for the exchange of ideas. It is a meeting place for debate, for key policy development and for the exploration of topical international issues. The RCS campaigns on neglected issues - such as Zimbabwe - and works to strengthen the voice and foundations of Commonwealth civil society.
International Media Organisations
The recent merger between these two groups has now created an organisation which aspires to be the indispensable partner of newspapers and the entire news publishing industry worldwide in the defence and promotion of press freedom, quality journalism and editorial integrity and the development of prosperous businesses and technology.
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)
The International Federation of Journalists is the world's largest organisation of journalists. Founded in 1926, The IFJ promotes international action to defend press freedom and social justice through strong, free and independent trade unions of journalists.
Represents international community-based broadcasters through service to members, networking and project implementation, the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters AMARC, brings together a network of more than 4,000 community radios, Federations and community media stakeholders in more than 115 countries.
The Communication & information pision promotes the free flow of ideas and universal access to information, the expression of pluralism and cultural persity in the media and world information networks and promoting access for all to ICTs.
International Media Freedom Organisations
One of the most professional and respected media freedom organisations in the world, CPJ is recognised as the leader in its field.
This high profile media freedom organisation monitors abuses of media freedom and journalists' human rights.
Is a network of free expression groups that monitors violations worldwide. Issues alerts, publishes a weekly newsletter and hosts a searchable alerts online.
IPI is a global organization - one of the oldest in this field - of editors, media executives and leading journalists dedicated to the protection of press freedom.
Named after Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 19 works worldwide to combat censorship by promoting freedom of expression.