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2016 Jakarta World Forum for Media Development
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Thursday, September 22 • 10:30 - 12:00
Funding Trends

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GFMD World Conferences have their traditions: with this session we will hear and discuss about the most recent trends on funding for Media Development and other related domains.

Rapporteur for the session: Paul Rothman, Assistant Partnerships Officer, Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA) at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED).

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Mark Nelson

Senior Director, CIMA
Mark Nelson, USA, is the Senior Director at the Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA). He is a former journalist and development specialist who has written extensively on aid effectiveness, governance and the role of media in development. He joined CIMA from the World Bank, where he spent 17 years as a governance and capacity development expert. Before moving to Washington in 2004, he spent eight years in Paris as head of the World... Read More →

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David Angeles

Program Officer for Southeast Asia, National Endowment for Democracy (NED)
David Angeles is a Program Officer for Southeast Asia at the Washington DC-based National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a private, nonprofit foundation dedicated to the growth and strengthening of democratic institutions around the world. His grant portfolio focuses largely on supporting ethnic minority rights and ethnic media organizations in Burma/Myanmar. Prior to joining the NED in 2011, he worked in education for five years in Thailand... Read More →
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Ines Drefs

Research Associate, MeCoDEM
Ines Drefs is a Research Associate with the EU-funded project “Media, Conflict and Democratisation” (MeCoDEM). The project investigates the role of media in democratization conflicts in Egypt, Kenya, Serbia and South Africa. Ines holds an Erasmus Mundus Master in “Journalism and Media within Globalization: The European Perspective” of Aarhus University in Denmark, University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands and University of Hamburg in... Read More →
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Albana Shala

Chair, UNESCO’s International Programme for Development of Communication (IPDC) Council
Albana Shala is the Chair of UNESCO’s International Programme for Development of Communication (IPDC) Council since 2014. She is an expert with more than 15 years of experience in the independent media development field and is Programme Coordinator at Free Press Unlimited, a Dutch organisation supporting independent media in more than 40 countries. In that capacity she has organised and participated in a wide range of international... Read More →
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Vince Stehle

Executive Director, Media Impact Funders
Vince is a longtime and widely respected advocate for philanthropic efforts. Before joining Media Impact Funders as executive director, he was program director for Nonprofit Sector Support at the Surdna Foundation, a family foundation based in New York City. He also served as a consultant with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation in support of its efforts in media innovation and journalism. Prior to joining Surdna, Stehle worked for 10... Read More →
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Sue Valentine

Program Manager, Open Society Foundations
Sue Valentine is the program manager of the Opening Journalism portfolio in the Program on Independent Journalism at the Open Society Foundations. Previously, she was the Africa Program Coordinator for the Committee to Protect Journalists. Sue is a former journalist who worked in print and radio in South Africa during the transition to democracy and the HIV/AIDS crisis. She is still enthralled by the power of stories to connect us.

Thursday September 22, 2016 10:30 - 12:00
Function Hall

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