Vision and Mission

SEAPA’s vision is for a Southeast Asian region where free expression and an independent and responsible press promote information and knowledge societies with transparency and pluralism as the norm.

SEAPA’s mission is to:

  • Foster and promote free expression and an enabling environment for a free, responsible, and independent press in Southeast Asia;
  • Build the capacities of independent pluralistic press organizations and the professional competencies of journalists;
  • Promote greater access to information;
  • Engage civil society in the promotion and protection of press freedom; and
  • Stand in solidarity with efforts in other regions of the world to defend press freedom and free expression.