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

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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.
A street in Yerevan, Armenia. (Photo: Maja Hitij/Getty Images)
22 Nov 18
Landslide expected for Velvet Revolution coalition and new civil society voices.
Anders Fogh Rasmussen served as NATO's secretary general between 2009 and 2014, (Photo: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
Interview
15 Nov 18
Ex-sec gen says that only firm transatlantic unity can rein in Russia.
Arzu Geybulla is an Azerbaijani journalist currently based in Istanbul. (Photo courtesy of A. Geybulla)
Comment
13 Nov 18
It's easy to ignore human rights abuses when there are lucrative energy deals involved.
A man returns to his village of Ergneti, bordering Tskhinvali, to find his house destroyed. (Photo:Giorgi Abdaladze)
Comment
7 Nov 18
Even a decade later, Tbilisi and its allies can strengthen their deterrence and resilience.
Justice and Law: Coming to Serve, a slogan of Zaruhi Postanjyan, leader of the Yerkir Tsirani Party. (Photo: IWPR/Suren Deheryan)
21 Sep 18
Municipal vote heralded as sign of great political change within the country.

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