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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.
In honour of Nowruz, the main street of the city is closed to pedestrians. (Photo: IWPR Georgia)
Photo Essay
5 Apr 19
Amid the festivities, issues of integration and representation remain.
Jens Stoltenberg, Head of NATO, during the interview with Vazha Tavberidze, IWPR contributor in Georgia.
Interview
29 Mar 19
Treaty organisation will not allow Russia to influence accession.
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”?

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