Who we are: RMC (Rwanda Media Commission) Is the Media Self Regulatory Body in Rwanda instructed by Law N0. 02/2013 of 08/02/2013 Regulating Media most especially in its Article 2 (para 20) and established by all Rwandan journalists in their General Assembly of 27/8/2013. The self regulatory body is mandated to Protect journalists, regulate their conduct and the daily functioning of media and advocate for media freedom in Rwanda.
A society where media freedom is respected, upheld, protected and maintained and where journalists and media practitioners are professional and responsible.
To promote media freedom and professionalism as well as arbitrate media disputes and educate the public and journalists about the media and its role in society.
MANDATE OF RMC: RMC has a triple mandate
- Promoting, nurturing and protecting ethical journalistic practices
- Defending media freedom and;
- Speaking on behalf of the media fraternity as a whole especially as far as promotion and protection of ethical principles as well as freedom are concerned.