IWPR helped organise a mass airdrop of messages of solidarity from ordinary Iraqis to residents of Mosul suffering under Islamic State (IS) occupation.
We never heard of such thing during a war; usually airplanes drop bombs and [this] airplane is dropping love letters.
IWPR is training a new generation of social media influencers across Central Asia to spread tolerance and counter violent extremism.
I was able to persuade families that it was a good thing to give their girls an education.
IWPR’s network of reporters in Cuba are defying one of the most repressive media environments in the world to expose mass government disinformation over the Covid-19 crisis.
These stories can be presented as the ultimate testimonies of the difficult times experienced by all Cubans.
IWPR gives voice to people at the frontlines of conflict and transition to help them drive change.
Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Giving Voice, Driving Change
IWPR reporting project provides unique insight and access to historic opportunity to see justice done for wartime atrocities.
IWPR's Justice Report is extremely relevant for western audiences, both professional and the general public… [and] a source of factual information and analysis.
Moldova story leads to international legal cooperation in anti-corruption case.
Disinformation is the main driver of instability.
Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai began her campaigning work as a 12-year-old IWPR trainee in a Pakistani programme empowering young people through public debate and dialogue.
In IWPR's Open Minds, we students learned how to express ourselves and the problems of others through the media. We learned so much in the trainings.
Ukraine: Women Journalists Face Routine Sexual Harassment
Over half of female media workers have been affected, but few dare to speak up.
First Appeal Over in Absentia Trial
Defence lawyer contests circumstances surrounding identification of military man convicted of war crimes.
Ukraine: Justice in Absentia
Process seen as problematic in many jurisdictions, given the difficulties in allowing defendant their full rights.
Tuesday, 11 April ‘23
This week’s overview of key events and links to essential reading.
Syria's Tireless Volunteers
All-women teams provide much needed aid following earthquake.
Syrian Families Seek Refuge in Temporary Shelters
Emergency response set up following devastating earthquake.
Celebrating Navruz, the Spring Jubilee
Communities gather to prepare sweetmeats, spring clean their neighbourhoods and play equestrian games.
Exchanged Russian Sniper Convicted for Striking Civilian
In March 2022, a drunk soldier hit and attempted to shoot a Ukrainian man after spotting a skull-shaped tattoo on his hand.
Why Has Ukraine Not Ratified the Rome Statute?
Myths and misunderstanding have prevented Kyiv from joining the ICC.
Highlights from IWPR’s Central Asia network of analysis and investigations
In Kyrgyzstan, access to education for children with disabilities remains inadequate, while readers in the country struggle to find books in Kyrgyz language.
In Kazakstan, our authors look at how self-censorship has become common practice in national media, while elsewhere the rising influence of China is challenging the notion of the role of Russia as the region's security guarantor.
Cambodia: Making Social Media Work for Journalists
Training focuses on producing appealing content while upholding international standards of reporting.
Disinformation and Democracy: Can Journalism Up Its Game?
Highlights of a discussion between Janine di Giovanni and Peter Pomerantsev.
Libya: Coding Camp Empowers Young Women
Hackathon produces hi-tech solutions to some of the challenges thrown up by Covid-19.
Can Tajik-Kyrgyz Border Conflict Spiral Into War?
Following the worse fighting in years, experts warn that states need to urgently build trust and solve humanitarian issues.
Central Asia: Saving Our Cities
Highlighting how citizen activism can protect the region’s housing and heritage.
IWPR Central Asia Director Addresses Regional Forum
Event hears how cooperation between civil society and media is both possible and beneficial.
Myanmar: Filming the Coup
Participants in story-telling project empowered to alert outside world and fellow citizens to the country’s plight.
Libya’s MediaLab Generation
Scheme has produced professionally trained journalists and developed public and private partnerships across the country.
Podcasts Boom in Central Asia
Format leaves presenters at liberty to cover areas often suppressed in other types of media.
Ukraine Justice Report
Ukraine War Diary by Anthony Borden
Countering Disinformation in Moldova
Amplify, Verify, Engage
Peacebuilding in Syria
Disinformation is a major global threat , especially in conflict and post-conflict areas. IWPR performs a vital mission, building up local voices as a bulwark against this challenge.
Democratic accountability comes from journalists investigating their own societies – IWPR provides a much needed platform and support for those reporting from some of the most dangerous and difficult places in the world.
IWPR fills a critical gap by helping local journalists to focus on human rights and justice issues. In the process, it contributes to democratic transitions, and demonstrates that the best war reporting is not about military conflict, but human consequences.
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