Project Updates

Round-up of news and developments in IWPR programmes around the world.

Reporting Impact
Local residents say they have long felt their needs were being ignored, but now the government has woken up to their concerns.
Voting in Balkh province, 2009. (Photo: IWPR)
Project Highlight
IWPR project encourages young voters to think about the issues and take part in crucial polls.
Mohammad Munir Mehraban, IWPR Afghanistan. (Photo: IWPR)
Reporting Impact
Editor describes challenges and rewards of investigative reporting in Afghanistan.
Reporting Impact
Sikh and Hindu leaders say article got their voices heard at the highest level.
Opening of the Kabul Journalism Conference, August 26. (Photo: IWPR)
Project Highlight
At conference run by IWPR, universities agree to teach journalism with a new, shared curriculum.
Second discussion meeting on new curriculum for journalism students in Afghanistan. (Photo: IWPR)
Project Highlight
Expert debate hears calls to build a broader education into courses for would-be reporters.
Discussion event on a future curriculum for Afghan journalism schools. (Photo: IWPR)
Project Highlight
IWPR helps academics and practitioners shape ideas on what future reporters should be taught.
IWPR reporter Mina Habib receives her award from Afghan information and culture minister Sayed Makhdoom Raheen. (Photo: IWPR)
Project Highlight
Mina Habib didn’t expect recognition for an article criticising the powers that be.
Hafizullah Gardesh receives his award from SAFMA mission head Zia Bomia. (Photo: IWPR)
Project Highlight
Enforced postponement of event underlines just how dangerous the environment is for reporters.
IWPR's new resource centre for journalists in Uruzgan. (Photo: IWPR)
Project Highlight
Media resource centre will connect Uruzgan to the outside world.