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Georgia

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

Global Voices

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.
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.
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.
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.
Young people protesting in front of the parliament building in Tbilisi, condemning the raids organised by the Georgian police at Bassiani night club. Some demonstrators compared it with the Russian style crackdowns and held placards saying "We do not need another Putin here". (Photo: IWPR)
21 May 18
What was behind the demonstrations that led to the brink of “civil war”?
Header for the IWPR Radio Podcasts “Refugee News” and “Behind the Headlines” run by young reporters from conflict-affected regions of Georgia and students of media schools in Tbilisi. (Photo: IWPR Georgia)
31 Oct 17
Regional stations continue to play a key role addressing local issues and reaching community audiences.
A protester in front of government buildings in Tbilisi, imitating the abduction of Afgan Mukhtarli, reportedly pushed into a car by unknown persons and a bag placed over his head. (Photo: Lib Center)
1 Jun 17
Investigative reporter forcibly returned to unknown fate at hands of security services.
A workshop with Georgian, Ossetian and Abkhaz activists and journalists in Istanbul. (Photo: IWPR Caucasus)
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Platform helps activists and writers from conflict regions come together.
Gvantsa Doluashvili, Winner of 2016 EUMM Prize for Peace Journalism. (Photo: IWPR Georgia)
16 Feb 17
In its fourth year, competition identifies outstanding submissions on conflict-related issues.

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