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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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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.
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.
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.
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.

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