rue de la Loi, 1040 Brussels, Belgium

Contact: Ricardo Gutiérrez

+32 473 568 508


Geographic area served: All Europe (including EU-member states and candidate countries), Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Russia, Switzerland, Ukraine

Type of organization / entity: International NGO; journalist association

Serves: Staff journalists, editors, media outlets; freelance journalists; NGOs that provide legal, financial or advocacy support for journalists/media outlets, and/or journalist associations

Type of support: Legal, financial, advocacy

Types of legal support: General legal advice / counsel to journalists/media outlets

Types of cases: Freedom of information claims brought by a journalist/media outlet

Fee structure: Pro-bono/free

Type of financial support: Financial support to NGOs or journalist associations providing legal aid to journalists/media outlets

Type of advocacy support: Leading or participating in public-awareness campaigns in support of a journalist/media outlet facing legal proceedings or court challenges; leading or participating in public-awareness campaigns around specific policy or regulatory issues that impact journalists’ reporting practices and rights; issuing alerts to domestic and international media; fundraising for journalists facing court proceedings; advocacy support for labor issues or disputes.