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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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Animal identification carried out by the National Food Agency. (Photo: Zviad Asanishvili)
14 Aug 19
Regulation remains a challenge in a country of small producers.
Mikheil Saakashvili, former Georgian president, seen here at the UN General Assembly on September 24, 2013. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
7 Aug 19
The international community blamed for a succession of events that led to the 2008 conflict.
Mikheil Saakashvili, former Georgian president, in conversation with Vazha Tavberidze, an IWPR contributor in Georgia. (Photo: IWPR)
Interview
7 Aug 19
Former President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili opens up over the disappointments, betrayals and deals made in the run-up to the 2008 war.
Ghia Nodia, a professor of political science in Georgia's Ilia State University. (Photo courtesy of G. Nodia)
Comment
26 Jul 19
Even in developing democracies, political institutions remain vulnerable to capture by the super-rich.
Participants enthralled in a workshop. (Photo: Davit Mdzinarishvili)
Project Highlight
11 Jul 19
Multidisciplinary event aims to combat disinformation and build civic resilience.
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.

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