Media Policy Change in North Africa and the Middle East

Political change in several countries of North Africa and the Middle East has led to a debate on media policy reform in these countries. Here we are gathering and categorizing proposals for media policy change, and actors that are trying to trigger and influence this change. Contributors to this section have included Gretchen King, Ilana Hanukov and Jocelyn Harrington (all McGill University).

Title Category Additional Type
Draft Egyptian Broadcast Law Policy Document Law
Draft Tunisian Press Law Policy Document Law
Egypt Media Law Review Policy Document Report/position paper/brief
Egypt: Analysis of Draft Law Relating to the Regulation and the Right to Demonstrate in Public Space Policy Document Report/position paper/brief
Egypt: Protecting free expression and information in new constitution Policy Document Report/position paper/brief
Egypt: Protecting Freedom of Expression and Freedom of Information in the New Constitution Policy Document Report/position paper/brief
Memorandum on the Audiovisual Media Law (Provisional Law No. 71, 2002) of the Kingdom of Jordan Policy Document Non-binding policy statement/input
Pact of the League of Arab States Policy Document Treaty/Convention/Agreement
The Marrakech Declaration Policy Document Declaration/Plan of Action
Tunisia Media Law Review Policy Document Report/position paper/brief
Tunisia: Internet regulation Policy Document Research/Expert contribution
UNESCO's Declaration of Sana'a on Promoting Independent and Pluralistic Arab Media Policy Document Declaration/Plan of Action
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