Congolese Media Observatory (OMEC)

The Congolese Media Observatory (OMEC) is an organisation exclusively reserved for journalists. It is a totally independent structure that monitors journalists’ ethics, and promotes their rights and professionalism. It is a non-profit association that was created in Kinshasa on 20 November 1998. OMEC organises workshops, conferences and seminars on subjects related to the integrity of the press, the professional treatment of information, and the safety of journalists.

Journaliste en Danger/Journalists in Danger (JED)

In compliance with the Congolese legislation regarding non-profit associations, JED is registered by the direction of religions and associations of the Ministry of Justice under the number F.92/5337 (In reference to the letter Nr S.G. 20/052/99 of 2 February 1999). JED is an impartial organsation, founded in Kinshasa by a group of Congolese journalists that is dedicated to the defence, and promotion, of press freedom.

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