Since the fall of the old regime, IWPR has worked to build skills, enhance institutions and support reliable media production across the country, working with local journalists and media outlets. Our goal is to establish a widespread culture of professionalism, seeking to inculcate an appreciation of international skills and standards – what some Iraqis now refer to as the “IWPR approach” to balanced and responsible reporting. Our work is distinguished by a hands-on, practical approach to training and production. Workshop-based formal instruction is supported by extensive follow-on mentoring in producing quality reporting. Expert support, guidance and feedback over the entire course of the journalistic process layer in experience-based learning for the long-term, while resulting in an increase of factual, reliable and high quality reporting.

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15 Mar 2012
Event seen as key moment for Baghdad as regional player following US withdrawal in December 2011.
7 Mar 2012
Funds to become more readily available after story on concerns of Iraqis living in Syria.
Protests in Baghdad's Tahrir Square, September 2011. (Photo: Khalid Waleed)
29 Feb 2012
One year on, rallies run out of steam and few demands have been met.
Aftermath of a car bomb in the Kadhimiya district of northern Baghdad that left six people dead. (Photo: IWPR)
23 Feb 2012
Serious questions raised about security forces’ effectiveness in wake of American troop withdrawal.
The five-terminal project in Basra in southern Iraq. (Photo: Ali Sarhan)
20 Feb 2012
New project inaugurated in Basra as part of long-term energy strategy, but can domestic production keep pace?
Anbar residents take to the streets on February 4, 2012, chanting slogans in support of the Syrian uprising. (Photo: Iraq Revolution)
9 Feb 2012
Sunni-dominated Anbar province in aid fundraising drive in support of Syrian rebels.
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