Project Updates

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

Iraqi school pupils get out after the last exams of the year. June 2012. (Photo: Abu Iraq)
Reporting Impact
Article on divisive content of textbooks on Islam got education officials working on something both faith communities could live with.
IWPR classes on marketing and photography, Baghdad, June 2012. (Photo:  Haider Khuder)
Project Highlight
Participants study marketing and photography in preparation for female-run advertising agency.
Trainees learn the financial management skills needed for a career in design in advertising. (Photo: IWPR)
Project Highlight
Enhancing financial management forms part of efforts to build female-run advertising and design agency.
Reporting Impact
Funds to become more readily available after story on concerns of Iraqis living in Syria.
Participants in IWPR-organised photography workshop learn how to use camcorders. (Photo: IWPR)
Project Highlight
Scheme aimed at improving women's prospects in advertising and design begins with Baghdad photography workshop.
IWPR Iraq Facebook page: Iraq Human Rights Media Links.
Project Highlight
Arabic-language initiative aims to link activists across the country.
Project Highlight
IWPR workshop seeks to improve knowledge of rights legislation and related subjects amongst influential groups.
Reporting Impact
IWPR practical and financial support has helped Iraqi media organisations to overcome problems and prosper.
Project Highlight
IWPR human rights conference links journalists, activists, lawyers and officials.
IWPR Iraq senior media adviser Hiwa Osman discusses the growing influence of citizen journalists in Iraq at the IWPR/IREX conference Media Law in Iraq and the Region: Rapid Changes/New Challenges, held March 4-5 in Erbil. Osman used a photo of a young man who recorded crackdowns on demonstrators in Sulaimaniyah to argue that all citizens - not just journalists - require the same protection and rights to information under the law. (Photo: Hazim al-Sharaa/IWPR)
Project Highlight
IWPR/IREX conference in Erbil underlines importance of open access to information.