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 Samir Kassir Foundation is seeking a script writer to develop the script for a 10-episode short web-series (5-10 min/episode). The purpose of the series is to address the misconceptions, stereotypes, and prejudices surrounding the issue of Syrian refugees in Lebanon, and to carry a reasonable, objective, and factual discourse infused with humor on the matter to a wider audience.

Sunday, 30 June 2024
Expired
Call

The Samir Kassir Foundation (SKF) invites independent digital media outlets in Lebanon to submit proposals for creating and promoting media content, utilizing social media platforms where applicable, that addresses the different aspects of the Syrian refugee crisis in Lebanon, particularly at the management and policy level, and the implications of the absence of an adequate level of both, on the lives of Syrian refugees in Lebanon.

Wednesday, 15 May 2024
Expired

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Jobs

Job

Agency for Equality (AE) is seeking an Advertising and Production Manager. AE is a creative communication agency and a media sales-house, established by the Samir Kassir Foundation (SKF) and Equal Rights and Independent Media (ERIM), supporting independent media in Lebanon and the region, by selling their advertising inventory and increasing their marketing capacity.

Thursday, 15 August 2024
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

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