Impact | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Promoting Free Expression
Twenty specialists took part in classes run by regional and international trainers.
Ten-day course equips young journalists with specialist tools.
Events underline the importance of participation in crucial polls.
Scheme aims to support a fresh crop of experts and reporters across the region.
18 Oct 12
Mina Habib didn’t expect recognition for an article criticising the powers that be.
15 Oct 12
Listeners call in to local radio stations after series on women’s rights starts airing.
4 Oct 12
Georgian, Abkhaz and Ossetian activists and reporters to work on joint stories.
5 Sep 12
Participants build networks and develop skills in reporting, blogging and production.
IWPR team in Armenia
26 Jun 12
Mentoring helps journalists produce relevant content for radio.
18 May 12
Training programme in Juba ahead of new series addressing women’s rights in areas bordering Sudan.
24 Feb 12
Reporters voice concern at police powers to snoop online.
22 Feb 12
IWPR radio programme and community-based discussions provide vital channel for citizens to put concerns to local government.
IWPR team in Azerbaijan
16 Feb 12
Local NGOs work on presentation, new media and getting the message out to a broader constituency.
9 Feb 12
Images of Kyrgyzstan reflect freedom to depict social ills regarded as taboo in Uzbekistan.