Samir Kassir Foundation

Last modified: 
07/10/2019 - 7:18pm

The Samir Kassir Foundation is a Lebanese non-profit, non-governmental organization, founded on February 1, 2006. It is named after Samir Kassir, a prominent Lebanese journalist and historian assassinated in Beirut on June 2, 2005. Its main focus is the promotion and protection of freedom of expression, freedom of media and freedom of culture through the SKeyes Center for Media and Cultural Freedom, which has become the largest center to monitor violations against journalists and artists in the Arab Levant as well as a reference for research on journalism and for training media professionals and enhancing their skills. 

Acronym: 
SKF
Organisation Type: 
Local Civil Society Organisation
Founding Year: 
2006
Country of Origin: 
LB
Intervention Sector(s): 
Communications & Media
Culture
Contact person's position: 
Executive Director
Contact person's email: 
Contact person's phone number: 
N/A
Address: 
NECG-Dib Building
168, Sioufi Garden Street Ashrafieh
Beirut , Beirut
Lebanon
Phone: +9611397331
Fax: +9611397331
Beirut LB
City: 
Beirut
Street: 
168, Sioufi Garden Street
Additional: 
Ashrafieh
Phone: 
+9611397331
Fax: 
+9611397331
Contact person's name: 
Ayman Mhanna
Partnerships: 
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Calls

Call

The present call for tenders for service provision is launched as part of the 16th Samir Kassir Award for Freedom of the Press project implemented by the Samir Kassir Foundation and funded by the European Union.

Sunday, 10 January 2021
Expired
Call

DATE OF REQUEST: November 20, 2020
IMPLEMENTING ORGANISATIONS: Thomson Reuters Foundation and Samir Kassir Foundation
PROJECT TITLE: Inclusive Media, Cohesive Society
LOCATION: Lebanon
FUNDING PERIOD: March 2021 – August 2022
TOTAL USD REQUESTED BUDGET: Grants up to $55,000
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: January 10, 2021

Sunday, 10 January 2021
Expired

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Jobs

Job

The Samir Kassir Foundation is recruiting a Research Coordinator to work on projects related to freedom of expression, digital rights, disinformation, and media development relevant to the MENA region.

Wednesday, 23 October 2019
Expired
Job

Functions and Responsibilities

Qualifications

Tuesday, 31 January 2012
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