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Global Membership

IFEX (International Freedom of Expression Exchange). IFEX is an international organization which comprises more than 80 organizations whose aim is to promote the protection of the freedom of expression and information. One of IFEX's main activities is to regularly monitor the state of the media in all the countries of the world and promptly react at any breaches of the freedom of the media. ANEM also follows the state of the media in Serbia and reacts in cases of violation of the freedom of the media, among else through the means of the ANEM Statements. For more information about ANEM Statements, click here.

NAB (National Association of Broadcasters). ANEM is an associate member of the American Association of Broadcasters, which comprises more than 8300 independent radio and television broadcasters. Just like ANEM in Serbia, NAB is a business association which supports the work of local radio and TV stations in the USA. Both organizations are active in the area of protection of local broadcasters and enhancing the legal framework of their operation.

UNGC (UN Global Compact). UN Global Compact is a voluntary initiative for corporate social responsibility founded under the auspices of the UN Secretary General. The initiative comprises more than 4300 organizations worldwide promoting and implementing the values of UN Global Compact principles in the following areas: human rights, labor law standards, environmental protection and anti-corruption. For more information about ANEM's membership in UNGC, click here.

Regional Membership

SEEMO (South East Europe Media Organization). The South East Europe Media Organization is a branch of the International Press Institute. It is a non-governmental, non-profit network of editors, directors, leading journalists and news agencies from the countries of South East Europe. The aim of the organization is to improve the regional cooperation and strengthen the connections within the media sector in the region. ANEM and SEEMO cooperate in the field of promotion of free journalism, the right to report, the fight against hate speech, as well as developing adequate working conditions for the Serbian media.

SEENAPB (South East European Network of Associations of Private Broadcasters). SEENAPB and ANEM cooperated when inducing common initiatives regarding the enhancement of legal regulations in the field of the media, expert consultations, researching and monitoring the media regulations, training, projects for the regional program exchange, promotion and application of new technologies, as well as organizing common international and regional events, research trips and meetings of media professionals.


Strategic Partners

Strategic partners of the Association are local and regional organizations, as well as other European and world organizations that share ANEM's vision and aims and promote professional, responsible and independent media.

Having recognized ANEM's democratic potential and orientation towards reforms, numerous donor organizations have supported its work and activities: IREX, Norwegian People's Aid (NPA), Civil Rights Defenders (former Swedish Helsinki Committee - SHC), the Press Now Foundation, Medienhilfe, the European Agency for Reconstruction and Development (EAR), European Commission, Foundation for an Open Society, as well as EU Delegation to the Republic of Serbia, Norwegian Embassy in Belgrade, Dutch Embassy in Belgrade etc. ANEM is also cooperating with OSCE Mission to Serbia Media Department and the Council of Europe's office in Serbia.

At the local level, ANEM cooperates with other media and journalists' associations, in particular: Independent Journalists' Association of Serbia (NUNS), Journalists' Association of Serbia (UNS), Independent Journalists' Association of Vojvodina (NDNV), Local Press, Association of Media, as well as with the Faculty of Political Sciences - department of journalism, Media Center Belgrade, civil society organizations, media experts, other electronic media outside the Association, print media etc.

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