The Goal of UPFM is to have: “An environment of free speech, expression, independent and responsible media that guarantees citizen freedom.
The objectives of UPFM are to:
- Bring together Members of Parliament and other stakeholders to engage with the issues of media freedom and safety;
- Increase the number of Members of Parliament supportive of media freedom;
- Improve appreciation by Members of Parliament of the media, the laws related to the industry and help them focus better on positive media policy and law reform;
- Develop the capacity of journalists to effectively engage with Members of Parliament.