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

IWPR provides a multilingual platform for journalists who would otherwise have no outlet. Multimedia and text stories cover the themes of IWPR’s project activities, from human rights to good governance, conflict to inclusive societies.

Story production is an integral part of IWPR’s training methodology, as on-the-job mentoring builds massively on formal training courses.

Global Voices

27 Mar 15
Government uneasy about its predecessor's free-for-all approach to attracting investment.
March 15 rally in Baku at which devaluation and the state of the economy were the focus of protests. (Photo: Azadliq newspaper)
27 Mar 15
Loan repayments have risen by a third, leading to financial misery for borrowers.
Lusine Sahakyan, a lawyer who represents torture victims in Armenia. (Photo: Media Centre, Yerevan)
25 Mar 15
Human rights defenders sceptical that laws alone will change practice of coercing suspects to confess.
A rally in Tbilisi in support of greater female participation in politics. (Photo: Regina Jegorova-Askerova)
21 Mar 15
Despite legislative reform, women are still underrepresented in a “macho” world.
Taleh Khasmammadov. (Photo: T. Khasmammadov's Facebook page)
20 Mar 15
Taleh Khasmammadov reportedly in grave condition after suicide bid.
Sacked workers from the Nairit factory protest in Yerevan. (Photo: Ani Petrosyan)
13 Mar 15
Workers sacked en masse amid continued talk of saving the debt-ridden factory.
 Lake Sevan is Armenia's main reserve of fresh water. (Photo: Gayane Mirzoyan)
13 Mar 15
Right now, only exploratory work is planned, but environmentalists fear for the worst if anything is found.
Taleh Khasmammadov. (Photo: T. Khasmammadov's Facebook page)
12 Mar 15
Authorities ignore CCTV film of alleged victim taking a dive so waiting police can arrest human rights defender as “hooligan”.
3 Mar 15
People lose faith in national currency as central bank slashes its value.
Armenian foreign minister Eduard Nalbandyan (left) and his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoğlu (since appointed prime minister) meet in Yerevan in December 2013. (Photo: Photolure agency)
3 Mar 15
In the end. painstaking efforts to rebuild the troubled relationship were blocked by massive unresolved differences.

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