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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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Young Central Asian analysts and journalists working on their articles at Georgian Sova.news agency. (Photo: IWPR/CABAR)
Project Highlight
2 Jul 19
Learning from shared experiences and gaining new contacts will boost their work back home.
Peaceful protest in front of the parliament of the breakaway Abkhazia. Mizan Zukhba and Teimuraz Khishba, leaders of the opposition party Amtsakhara addressing their supporters. (Photo: Anaid Gogoryan/IWPR)
26 Jun 19
Analysts say that controversial delay reflects a far deeper crisis.
Protestors take a riot shield from police. (Photo: Guram Muradov, Civil.Ge)
24 Jun 19
Government concessions fail to quell ongoing demonstrations.
To mark Mother Tongue Day (national celebration of Georgian language) school students in Akhalkalaki helped create this mural which graces the side of the city’s Cultural Center. Nearby, a statue of Mesrop Mashtots – originator of the Armenian Alphabet guards the city’s central square. (Photo: Joseph Alexander Smith)
10 Jun 19
Russian remains a key means of communication despite official efforts to promote state language.
Azerbaijani journalist and IWPR contributor Afgan Mukhtarli was kidnapped in Georgia’s capital Tbilisi on May 29, 2017.
Comment
5 Jun 19
Azerbaijan and Georgia need to answer urgent questions about reporter’s kidnapping and imprisonment.
Family Purity Day marchers on Rustaveli Avenue holding up a banner proclaiming "Happy Family Purity Day!" (Photo: Tako Svanidze)
4 Jun 19
Five-day event set to go ahead despite security fears.
A session of the High Council of Justice. (Photo: Rusudan Machaidze)
3 Jun 19
Questions remain over new legislation on how the country’s most senior judges will be selected.
A view of the area for the UEFA Europa League Final 2019 fan festival, Baku. (Photo: Thomas Eisenhuth/Getty Images)
Comment
26 May 19
The costs of Azerbaijan putting its name on the map are high, but the benefits are not clear.
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.

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