CMFR was formed in 1989 with the goal of safeguarding press freedom in post-Marcos Philippines. It works to advocate for freedom of expression in the country, promotes media development and to train and educate journalists in the Philippines.
SEAPA is a non-profit NGO that campaigns for press freedom in Southeast Asia. They monitor and release alerts on violations of press freedom in the region, campaign and advocate for freedom of expression, and organise an annual journalism fellowship. They also work to promote journalism development in Southeast Asia.