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Susanne Fischer

Susanne Fischer
Regional Programme Manager, Middle East

Susanne Fischer reported for major German newspapers such as Der Spiegel and Süddeutsche Zeitung before joining IWPR in 2005. From her position as Country Director in Iraq, where she implemented the Women Media Initiative, she moved on to Beirut in 2008 as manager of IWPR’s Middle East program. Susanne has published three books, two of them on Iraq. Her next project, a work on the Arab Spring and the media, is due to come out in summer 2012.

Stories by the author

Susanne Fischer
28 Sep 11
Susanne Fischer
23 May 11
Protests in Damascus. (Photo: Syriana2011/Flickr)
Susanne Fischer
10 May 11
Damascus activist speaks of her life on the run from the regime and describes the crackdown on protesters.
Sidi Bouzid residents blazed a trail for Tunisians desperate to better lives. (Photo: Susanne Fischer/IWPR)
Susanne Fischer
1 Mar 11
It's a nondescript, sleepy town miles away from anywhere, but Sidi Bouzid sparked the flames of rebellion across the Arab world.
Susanne Fischer
25 Jan 11
Guest blogger Maya Zankoul shares her experiences of  blogging. (Photo: Susanne Fischer)
Susanne Fischer
5 Dec 10
Photos taken during IWPR's digital media workshop with Hibr.
Dots on Letters newsletter. (Photo: Susanne Fischer)
Susanne Fischer
19 Oct 10
First issue distributed in Tripoli, Sour, Baakline, Bikfaya, and Beirut suburbs.
Susanne Fischer
10 Jul 08
IWPR Iraq journalists win prestigious German journalism award.
Susanne Fischer
27 Jun 08
Iraqi trainees win prestigious German journalism award.
Susanne Fischer
2 Jun 08
Important milestone for Syria programme as young journalists attend IWPR’s first training session in the country.