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Who we are

The 鶹ƵAV's international charity

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Our purpose

鶹ƵAV Media Action works with partners around the world to provide impartial, impactful, trustworthy media to people in need so that they can make informed choices to transform their lives. In a world of disinformation, distrust and division, we share the 鶹ƵAV’s values, skills and experience to bring people together, and foster greater understanding and trust.

Who we are

We are the 鶹ƵAV's international charity. We use media and communication to help deliver stronger democracies, a safer, more habitable planet and inclusive societies. We bring together a unique blend of journalistic, creative, research and international development expertise; deep local knowledge of our audiences in the places we work; our strong networks of local partners; and our invaluable link to the 鶹ƵAV and everything it stands for.

We support the 鶹ƵAV’s determination to pursue truth with no agenda, and to bring people together to counter polarisation. We champion impartiality, creativity, and diverse representation in some of the most vulnerable international media and information landscapes.

Who we serve

We exist to serve people who are most vulnerable to information disorder, division and distrust, with a focus on people who are also under-served by public interest media and at the frontline of global challenges, risks and crises. We work with marginalised groups, and with young people as agents of change in their communities. We contribute to the UN SDG commitment to “leave no one behind”, by meaningfully including people who are most often marginalised, excluded, not seen or listened to.

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Our values

We are proud to be part of the 鶹ƵAV, and we share their values of AUDIENCES, CREATIVITY, TRUST, RESPECT, ACCOUNTABLE and ONE 鶹ƵAV.

鶹ƵAV Media Action - Our values

Our history

鶹ƵAV Media Action was founded in 1999 by the 鶹ƵAV as its international development charity. We apply the editorial standards of the 鶹ƵAV, build on its values and often work closely with the 鶹ƵAV World Service and other 鶹ƵAV departments. However, we are legally and financially independent and work to a distinct mission. Originally known as 鶹ƵAV World Service Trust, we changed our name to 鶹ƵAV Media Action in December 2011.

As an independent charity, we are not funded by the UK TV Licence Fee. Our work is made possible thanks to the support of our generous donors – governments, foundations, corporations and individuals.

鶹ƵAV Media Action is registered in England & Wales under charity number 1076235 and company number 3521587. The registered office for this is: Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA, United Kingdom.

鶹ƵAV Media Action (India) Limited is registered in England & Wales under charity number 1121665 and company number 02746733. The registered office for this is: Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA, United Kingdom.

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