Pegabot-Exposing bot disinformation in Brazil

The project Exposing bot disinformation in Brazil ensures that uses of robots in social media to promote disinformation are faced with transparency and media literacy practices. Through the uses of an algorithm that promotes transparency on bot behavior in social media, the project aims to strengthen the ownership of civil society organizations, media organizations and … Continued

QLEVER solution to fight hate online

The goal of our new innovative gaming platform QLEVER, is to help young people in Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan, especially the most vulnerable in remote rural or poor urban communities, to build crucial skills and methods needed to identify and resist misinformation, hate speech and fake news. Levels of media literacy are universally low … Continued

Strengthening African Media

The project ensures citizens in Sub-Saharan Africa have access to accurate, independent information and diverse opinions from quality, professional media sources to make informed decisions and strengthen the democratic process. It aims to ensure media professionals are safer, media organizations adapt for sustainability, that there is a diversity of content and opinions, and that media … Continued

Fact-checking in languages

Factchecking in languages (Chequeos en lenguas) is the first independent initiative focused on fighting the infodemic on SARS-CoV-2 and Covid-19 in order to provide reliable information for the indigenous peoples of the Andes and the Amazon. The initiative has developed and alliance of independent media outlets in 8 regions inhabited by different original populations and … Continued

Informed Society Initiative

GSMC’s Informed Society Initiative is designed to: 1. Help educate youth to become informed information consumers, able to separate fact from fiction and determine the credibility of news sources; 2. Give journalists the skills to avoid repeating mis/disinformation to the adult public. Through a far-reaching “media literacy” effort in primary and secondary schools and at … Continued

Women’s Observatory Against Disinformation

The Observatory monitors the spread of disinformation and fake news in Latin America as a form of digital, political, and gender violence whose objective is to delegitimize women participating in electoral processes and/or are active politically. This project seeks to support current and future female political leadership and ensure the integrity of democratic processes in … Continued

Together for Reliable information

The project aims to ensure that media outlets and journalists can produce quality public interest content that reaches larger audiences, including the most marginalized communities, during the Covid-19 pandemic in Sub-Saharan Africa. Free Press Unlimited provides subgrants to create content and conduct fact-checking and educational broadcasting. Knowledge-sharing platforms have been established to facilitate learning among … Continued


PRIMED is a three-year program that supports the development of healthier information ecosystems where public interest media content reaches people freely and widely in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Sierra Leone. The initiative addresses the challenges faced by local media and seeks to build their resilience to political and economic threats. A major component of the projects … Continued

Innovative Mass Messaging on Covid-19

This project provides vetted and culturally relevant information to citizens to counter disbelief and misinformation, catalyze citizens’ actions and solidarity, and combat stigmatization. Led by the Africa CDC and Co-Creation Hub (CCHub) and facilitated by the GIZ Office to the African Union, the project enables technology and communication start-ups to support last-mile communications focused on … Continued


The project aims to strengthen resilience to misinformation in countries vulnerable to conflict, protecting the health of members of fragile societies and avoiding the destabilization of peace processes. It is a short-term project linked to the temporality of COVID-19 crisis and deployed in Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean. The initiative is funded by … Continued