The Gambia Press Union (GPU) is pleased to announce the launch on April 1st, of the two-year United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) sponsored project titled ‘Enhancing Government-Media Relations to Improve the Legal Environment for Freedom of Expression in The Gambia.’ On March 21, 2017, UNDEF approved a grant of US$220,000 to the GPU, after negotiations Read More …
Press Release: 19 September 2016: The Gambia Press Union (GPU) has taken its campaign for access to information and freedom of expression a notch higher by engaging the National Assembly, for the first time in the union’s history.
The co-publisher of The Point, a leading independent newspaper, has renewed decades-long calls for the Gambia government to do a reform of laws and policies governing journalism.
The Gambia Press Union on Thursday July 18, began a two-day seminar on freedom of expression for personnel from the armed and state security agencies.
The umbrella body for Gambian journalists, the Gambia Press Union (GPU), has declared 2016-2026 as the decade of campaign for press freedom and freedom of expression in that West African country. Mr Saikou Jammeh, the Secretary General, announced this declaration on May 28, during his organisation’s national day of unionism.
Mr Malick Jones, the deputy permanent secretary, Ministry of Information and Communication Infrastructure, presided over the official launch of the code of conduct for journalists in the Gambia. This was on Saturday May 28, at a local hotel where the Gambia Press Union (GPU), a not-for-profit umbrella body for Gambian journalists, convened a national day Read More …
GPU-Fajara Monday May 23 – The Gambia Press Union on Friday May 20 convened a stakeholders’ forum at the Gambia Telecommunications and Multimedia Institute to validate a code of conduct for journalists in the country.