Language: French (Resources)

Article: Immigration and Integration / Immigration et Integration (only in French)

Keywords: Western Europe, France, French, diversity, migrants, media ethics & diversity, report, study, social diversity models, resource for academics and trainers, print This is a report from the French High Advisory Board that summarizes the public integration policy during the past 3 years, its advice on these issues (concerning work conditions for elderly migrants, cultural diversity and common culture in the media, and administrative organisation of integration policy).  Immigration et Integration [FR].pdf

Article: JED Feather and Freedom / JED Plume et Liberté (only in French)

Keywords: Africa, French, journalism, newspaper, news, ethics, freedom of expression & diversity, press, media, human rights, resource for all, print, online This is a newspaper published by francophone Journalists In Danger (JED). JED is an independent organization created in Kinshasa through the initiative of a group of Congolese journalists (RDC) and it’s dedicated to defending and promoting freedom of press in the Democratic Republic of Congo and 8 other African Countries covered by the OMAC (Organisation of Central African Media).  JED Plume et Liberte 009 [FR].pdf  JED Plume et Liberte 011 [FR].pdf  JED Plume et Liberte 2005 [FR].pdf  JED Plume et Liberte [FR].pdf

Article: JED Freedom of Press during election periods (only in French)

Keywords: Africa, French, freedom of press, free press, media, politics, report, information This in-depth report covers the realities behind what freedoms the media and the press have during election periods in Africa. It proposes its own recommendations to be followed in order to achieve a truly free press as opposed to a politically controlled and oppressed press that struggles to bring the truth to the eyes and ears of the people.  JED Freedom of Press during election periods [FR].pdf

Article: JED Freedom of Press in Central Africa 2006 (only in French)

Keywords: Africa, Central Africa, French, media, free press, report, justice, politics, corruption This Journalists in Danger (JED) report studies the situation of the press in central Africa in 2006. It analyzes and questions case studies throughout the year, linking them with the overall system that encompasses such problems and then offers solutions.  JED Freedom of Press in Central Africa 2006 [FR].pdf

Article: JED Freedom of Press in Central Africa 2008 (only in French)

Keywords: Africa, French, media, free press, journalism, ethics, politics, case study, report, study This annual report covers all the action related to African media, specifically its limitations, the problems it faced, the journalists lost to assassination or incarceration etc. Written with a rough and direct style, this report cuts to the chase and shows things as they are, highlighting just how important change is really needed.  JED Freedom of Press in Central Africa 2008 [FR].pdf

Article: Jew, Tunisian and French / Juif, Tunisien et Français (only in French)

Keywords: International, French, Middle East, religion & belief, culture, diversity, opinion, article, social diversity model, resources for all, print This piece by Albert Memmi talks about perspectives of diversity and multiculturalism and how identity plays such a huge role in society. Jew, Tunisian and French [FR].doc

Article: Living together as equals in dignity

Keywords: Europe, English, French, diversity, culture, intercultural dialogue, publication Managing Europe’s increasing cultural diversity – rooted in the history of the continent and enhanced by globalisation – in a democratic manner has become a priority the recent years. The White Paper on Intercultural Dialogue – “Living together as equals in dignity”, responds to an increasing demand to clarify how intercultural dialogue can enhance diversity while sustaining social cohesion. The White Paper emphatically argues in the name of the governments of the 47 member states of the Council of Europe that the common future depends on the ability to safeguard and develop human rights, as enshrined in the European Convention on Human Rights, democracy and the rule of law, and to promote mutual understanding and respect. It concludes that the intercultural approach offers a forward-looking model for the management of cultural diversity. Please find here the information about the book in English and in French  

Article: Mapping reports on Jewish Muslim Dialogue

Keywords: Western Europe, Belgium, Denmark, France, the Netherlands, United Kingdom, English, religion and belief, report, print In the context of both the incredible diversity of the societies in which we now live and the volatile political situation of the last few years, there have been renewed levels of tensions between religious communities and in particular between Jews and Muslims. At the same time Jews and Muslims find themselves not only as perceived enemies but also as possible partners because of the threat of radical political views gaining strength in the broader community.

Article: Maroc Hebdo

Keywords: Middle East & North Africa, Morocco, French, newspaper, news, freedom of expression & diversity, media development, resource for all, print This Moroccan newspaper is a pioneer in freedom of press in Morocco, seeking to be totally free to posit their opinions and to give the public the widest possible range of information.  Maroc Hebdo [FR].pdf

Article: MDI Study "Media and Security in Tunisia"

Keywords: International, Tunisia, security, media, journalism, sources of Information, extremism, conflict, study, all media formats, resources for media, resources for security officials Media Diversity Institute 's study “Media and Security in Tunisia” aims at bringing together agents in the fields of journalism, national security, government, and civil society to improve their cooperation and achieve more responsible media coverage of issues related to security in Tunisia. The study stresses that the collaboration between journalism and the field of security is aggravated due to conflicting interests concerning the flow of information. While journalists are interested in revealing as much information to civil society as possible, security professionals are first and foremost concerned with national security and therefore withdraw any information that could threaten Tunisia’s security.

Article: Media4Diversity - Taking the Pulse of Diversity in the Media (EU Study on Media & Diversity)

Keywords: Studies, Diversity in general, Europe, EU, EFTA, English, French, German, print, visual, radio, broadcast, online, media, civil society organisations, NGOs, policy makers, government, recommendations. The ‘Media4Diversity - Taking the Pulse of Diversity in the Media’ publication is the result of the EU Study on Media & Diversity project, that identified over 150 initiatives by, or about, the media that countered discrimination and promoted diversity, across Europe. between 2002-2008. From the 150, 30 selected examples have been included in the final publication together with analysis and recommendations for future action based on the research. The study was conducted by the Media Diversity Institute, Internews Europe and the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), and commissioned by the European Commission. Aidan White, General Secretary of the IFJ commented, “In times of trouble, tolerance can be at a premium, which is why diversity in media content and practice is a crucial factor in fostering social cohesion and preventing conflict. The present study illustrates that old fears and bad habits still remain, but much has changed within the industry. Prejudice and bias are being swept out of mainstream journalism. It lurks still, dangerously and with wounding effects, but increasingly on the margins of media, where it is nourished by unscrupulous politics... The International Federation of Journalists, like the Media Diversity Institute and Internews Europe, is proud to put its name to this piece of work, which will make an enormous contribution to the debate about how media play a role in maintaining solidarity, respecting diversity and building unity in the future of Europe.” In section I of the publication the driving forces affecting social cohesion, the role of the media in both impeding and advancing the diversity agenda are introduced. This section also summarises key examples of policy leadership at the EU level. Section II of the Study presents the objectives and methodology underlying the survey, which led to the selection of initiatives presented in the publication. In Section III, the selection of the initiatives is classified under their main area of focus (i.e. the area of activity they want to strengthen, improve or develop): journalism, production, employment, training, partnerships and organisation. An analysis of the gaps in the media and diversity arena that the Study has discovered, a report on the Prague seminar, and recommendations based on the survey results, and validated in Prague, are presented in Section IV. The outcomes, the conclusion and analysis are presented in Section V. The first of four main recommendations in the Study calls for all actors to see the new opportunity in a diverse environment, and to recognize that a more balanced and faithful representation of Europe’s diversity will reap a dividend of greater social cohesion and security, public trust in the media, but also new avenues for income through journalism and production that has greater resonance with its audience. The second recommendation stresses the need to “step up the dialogue”, i.e. to encourage and participate in balanced, inclusive national and European dialogues, platforms for reflection, debate, cooperation and partnerships between policymakers, civil society organizations and media organizations on the role of media in promoting diversity and combating discrimination in order to identify emerging opportunities and exchange best practices. The third calls for comprehensiveness and equal recognition of all areas of discrimination. The need for appropriate tools for setting aims, but also measuring outcomes is the forth recommendation for all partners in the social process. To download a PDF version click on appropriate link below: English Study on Media and Diversity [EN] French Study on Media and Diversity [FR] German (Executive Summary and Recommendations only) available at this link: Visit the Study website at

Article: Migrants, minorities and legislation

Keywords: All Europe, English, French, human rights, EU, racism, equality, discrimination, migrants, minorities, law, guide, indicator, print, online This FRA study focuses on how different Member States approach the implementation of the Racial Equality Directive by either adapting current legislation or establishing new separate laws. On the other hand, an overview of existing non-discrimination legislation across the EU shows up to which degree anti-discrimination, anti-racism or general equality provisions have already been part of the Member States’ constitutions or specific laws. In addition, the study also highlights exemplary court cases and complaints concerning discrimination, and finishes with selected recommendations for the EU and its Member States. EUMC Migrants, Minorites and Legislation [EN].pdf EUMC Migrants, Minorities and Legislation [FR].pdf To see the online version of the two document, click the following link:  

Article: Morocco and Migrations (only in French)

Keywords: Europe, North Africa, Morocco, French, migration, immigration, report, ethics This Friedrich Ebert Foundation report focuses on enabling a wide audience to access the debate on migration in euro-maghrebian relations. It equally seeks to create an additional opportunity to engage on the debate about the North and the South of the Mediterranean; reaching out towards the South to listen to their perspectives, opinions and views.  Morocco and Migrations [FR].pdf  

Article: Morocco wants to adapt its media towards its diasporas evolutions (only in French)

Keywords: International, Morocco, French, article, media, diversity, journalism, migrants This article taken out of “Maghreb Canada Express” summarizes a meeting in Morocco between institutions, researchers, journalists and partners, who participated in a forum on Media and Moroccan diasporas: what links for what objectives? The article enumerates the proposed strategies and plans that work towards a closer relationship and better understanding of the two, as well as giving an overview of current trends and practices regarding the spread of news and media.   Morocco wants to adapt its media towards its diasporas evolutions [FR].pdf    

Article: Plural cities of the Mediterranean / Cités plurielles de Méditerranée (only in French)

Keywords: International, Western Europe, French, history, ethics, ethnicity, national identity, refugees, migrants, multiculturalism, diversity, article, social diversity model, resources for all, print This French document is a piece of writing by Anissa Barrak on the history of Mediterranean port cities as a multicultural hub, their birth, transition and dissolution thereafter. Plural Cities of the Mediterranean [FR].doc

Article: Praise of Cosmopolitanism / Eloge du cosmopolitisme (only in French)

Keywords: International, French, Wester Europe, Egypt, Middle East, article, ethnicity, national identity, race, migrants, opinion, diversity, history, education, social diversity model, resources for all, print This French piece of writing by Paul Balta reflects on the history of cosmopolitanism in the world, focusing on Alexandria.  Praise of Cosmopolitanism [FR].doc

Article: Promoting Diversity in the Media in France (only in French)

Keywords: Europe, France, French, media, diversity, media diversity, ethics This document by the CSA (Audiovisual High Commission) sets out their plans, strategies and wishes for the future of diversity in the Media. It includes a study on the presence of diversity in French TV, analyzing the present trends and hence highlighting what needs improving.  Promoting Diversity in the Media in France [FR].pdf

Article: Questioning the Media – A Guide for Students

Keywords: International, English, French, guide, education, media, student, indicator, reporting, journalism, all media formats, media organizations, civil society organizations, resources for academics, resources for trainers, diversity in general This Media Culture Online guide aims to encourage you to question the media you use every day, and to try to find out more about how they work. In this booklet, we’ll be looking in more detail at who makes media, how do media communicate meaning, how do media portray the world and how do people make sense of the media. Questioning the Media- A guide for students [EN].pdf Questioning the Media - A guide for students [FR].pdf  


Article: Radio Talkshows for Peacebuilding Guide

Keywords: International, English, French, guide, radio, education, entertainment education, methodology, conflict resolution, religion, ethnicity, race, national identity, resources for media, all organizations   This is a guidebook, not a workshop or conference report. It has been written for radio broadcasters who produce or present radio talkshows1 in countries or regions where there is conflict. It focuses mainly on conflicts between groups, peoples or countries which either are or risk becoming violent. Some broadcasters may be familiar with some of the ideas, but the authors hope that it also contains a lot of new and useful material.    Radio Talkshows for Peacebuilding Guide [EN].pdf  Radio Talkshows for Peacebuilding Guide [FR].pdf    

Article: Radios Africaines pour la Paix

Keywords: International, Africa, French, radio, journalism, reporting, peace, conflict resolution, guide, ethnicity, race, migrants, resources for media, civil society organizations, media organizations RAPP examines the role of radio in general, and specifically the role of community radio, in times of conflict. On top of analyzing the positive and negative effects of radio affecting conflict, RAPP also seeks to present new techniques and competencies in this domain. Radios Africaines pour la Paix - un guide [FR].pdf

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