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Journalists trained by IWPR produce news, analysis, and comment pieces on the issues that affect their countries and communities.

Global Voices

Carl Hartzell, Head of the EU Delegation to Georgia and Kate Fearon, Deputy Head of EUMM  at the launch of the 2019 EU Prize for Journalism. (Photo: IWPR)
Project Highlight
3 May 19
Entries formally open to mark World Press Freedom Day.
A child is vaccinated for measles. The virus can lead to numerous serious complications. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
24 Apr 19
Measles outbreak may be linked to wider disinformation campaign.
In honour of Nowruz, the main street of the city is closed to pedestrians. (Photo: IWPR Georgia)
Photo Essay
5 Apr 19
Amid the festivities, issues of integration and representation remain.
Jens Stoltenberg, Head of NATO, during the interview with Vazha Tavberidze, IWPR contributor in Georgia.
Interview
29 Mar 19
Treaty organisation will not allow Russia to influence accession.
Police clash with women marching on the International Women’s Day in Baku. (Photo: AzadliqRadiosu)
Comment
28 Mar 19
State repression means that something as simple as a call for gender equality cannot be tolerated.
The Centre for Protection of Political Prisoners and the Coordination Centre for the Family of Convicts discuss the current crackdown. (Photo: Ogtay Gulaliyev)
12 Feb 19
Moves seen as tactic to calm international criticism.
Zurab Balanchivadze (left), one of two finalists of the Special Prize for Peace Journalism at the awards ceremony on January 29, 2019 together with (l to r) Erik Høeg, Head of the EUMM in Georgia, Des Doyle, Head of Press and Public Information office at EUMM, Beka Bajelidze, IWPR Caucasus Regional Director and Nika Gablishvili, the 2018 Prize winner. (Photo courtesy of EUMM)
Project Highlight
31 Jan 19
Winning article follows the struggles of an ethnically-mixed village.
Sanubar Heydarova, an activist pictured on the fifth day of her hunger strike. (Photo: Khadija Ismayil)
18 Jan 19
Hunger strikes and public rallies called as demands grow to release detainees.
Beka Bajelidze, IWPR Caucasus Director mentors a team called Metaphor, which produced a short video highlighting environmental issues that affected Georgia in recent years. (Photo: Iliauni)
Project Highlight
8 Dec 18
Specialists develop innovative tools for eco-friendly journalism.
Georgian Dream candidate Salome Zurabishvili along with the billionaire and party chairman Bidzina Ivanishvili, who endorsed her candidacy for the presidential election. (Photo: IWPR/Rusudan Machaidze)
27 Nov 18
Bruising rivalry between two political camps has led to an ugly war of words.

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