The Secretariat of Global Forum for Media Development carries out activities as agreed by the GFMD Steering Committee and General Assembly.

Members of the GFMD Secretariat

Executive Director: Mira Milosevic

Deputy Director: Tom Law

Director of Operations: Biba Klomp

Director of the GFMD International Media Policy and Advisory Centre (IMPACT): Ivana Bjelic Vucinic

Director of Membership Services: Anne Marie Hammer

Membership and Engagement Manager: Fiona Nzingo

Advocacy and Policy Manager: Laura Becana Ball

Campaigns and Communications Manager: Yelyzaveta Bezushko

Financial and Administrative Manager: Klea Trbovic Zivkovic


What are the objectives of the Secretariat?

Promote and seek to expand the influence of GFMD and its membership by entering into partnerships with other relevant organisations under the guidance of the Steering Committee.

Promote the achievement of the functions and objectives of GFMD as set out in Article 2 of the GFMD Constitution.

Support the work of the Steering Committee and subcommittees, the planning and rollout of the General Assembly meeting and other activities being undertaken in the name of GFMD.

Who sets the objectives of Secretariat?

The General Assembly and Steering Committee sets the priorities for the work of the GFMD Secretariat.

The Steering Committee oversees the work of the Secretariat and sets interim priorities between General Assembly meetings.

What is the Secretariat responsible for?

The GFMD Secretariat is responsible for organising and fundraising for the GFMD Secretariat, all GFMD activities and General Assembly meetings in cooperation with the Steering Committee.

Regional meetings, conferences or other activities shall take place to coincide with the General Assembly and Steering Committee meetings provided that funding is available and at least one GFMD member in that region is willing to act as a co-organiser. Who are the members of the GFMD Secretariat?

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