• In the Loop

    Cover: Our eyes, our future, our dreams...
    Thursday, February 9, 2017

    In the Loop explores the concerns and perceptions of people affected by the EU refugee crisis. Internews documents online and offline feedback gathered from refugees and migrants on a daily basis. By providing analysis of this feedback, the review aims to strengthen accountability and close the feedback loop by giving voice to Persons of Concern.

  • “We can’t understand the teachers — that’s why no one went to school yesterday”

    Monday, December 19, 2016

    (This story was originally posted on Medium)

    Since January of this year, 38% of new arrivals to Greece have been children. Yet we rarely hear what they have to say.

    Child participation is one of the core principles of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, which asserts that children and young people have the right to freely express their views on all matters affecting them, and to have their opinions taken into account.

  • New Mixed Migration Platform launched in MENA

    Monday, October 31, 2016

    AMMAN, Jordan — On Monday, seven NGOs launched a mixed migration platform to deliver research, analysis and policy recommendations for a better understanding of mixed migration patterns in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and enhance the protection of, and information available to, people on the move.

    The Mixed Migration Platform (MMP), funded by the UK and Switzerland, aims to provide quality information and protection-sensitive analysis to improve decision-making, both for people on the move through the Middle East and Europe, as well as host governments and humanitarian organisations who are involved in the response.

  • “Have they forgotten we exist?”

    Thursday, October 27, 2016

    Refugees in Greece were able to tell the world about their lives, their history, their reality, and their hopes through six storytelling multimedia workshops in locations throughout Greece. These images can serve as a common language – connecting refugees to a wider world.

    See the photos and read more

    (Banner photo by Amjad Issa, Veria camp)

  • Information Changes the Lives of Refugees and Humanitarian Workers

    Thursday, August 18, 2016

    World Humanitarian Day on August 19 recognizes and honors the aid workers and volunteers working on the frontlines of crises who risk their lives in humanitarian service.

    More than 130 million people, including refugees and internally displaced people, around the world need humanitarian assistance to survive. A very important part of that assistance includes information that people can use to make decisions about their lives, including a feedback loop so that humanitarian aid workers know what kind of information the communities they serve are asking for and need.

  • Where Rumors Can Kill

    Wednesday, June 1, 2016

    In an article in Foreign Policy, Internews President & CEO Jeanne Bourgault writes that for refugees making their way to Europe, information is a matter of life and death. Through two-way communication, Internews is to beginning to return dignity to the affected population through information — free of rumor, lies or agenda — so people can find their own way forward. 

    Read the article