Europe & Eurasia
Since 1992, Internews has been supporting creation of diverse, high-quality media that serve the public interest and promote vibrant civic dialogue across the nations of the former Soviet Union, as well as in the Balkans and Central Europe. Throughout the region, Internews provides technical support to independent TV, radio, print, and online outlets; trains career and citizen journalists in professional, ethical journalism; promotes media literacy and self-regulation in the media sector; and assists traditional media outlets to create interactive online presences. Internews supports the efforts of local media support NGOs and associations to combat censorship, misinformation, and repressive policies. These approaches provide opportunities for cross-border dialogue, bringing colleagues from polarized societies together in collaborative exchanges.
More than 500 people, including speakers and participants from nine different countries, came together at the end of April in the Kyrgyz Republic to participate in the second Media Toptoo Industrial Forum, an event focused on market trends in the media sphere.
In North Macedonia, a Documentary Increases Public Discourse on Issues Facing the Transgender Community
A 10-minute documentary produced by Foundation IDEA Southeast Europe profiled the first transgender person (Person X) to win a case in the European Court for Human Rights in Strasbourg against North Macedonia.
Amidst global trends of closing civic space, heightened censorship and an increasingly polluted information environment, the production of credible journalism is an increasingly dangerous job, and more vital than ever.
Our 2019 Challenges: Voice, Visual Journalism and Verification
Internews welcomes today’s announcement by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) that a consortium led by the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) has been selected within the UK Aid Connect program under the theme of promoting sexual and reproductive health and r
Men’s treatment of women in public spaces has never received much public attention in Tajikistan. Even in Dushanbe, the country’s capital and home to nearly 1 million people, the subject has never broken into public discourse.
Last year, Internews’ partner Dobrye Vesti, an online platform, launched a campaign, in partnership with national media outlets, aimed at raising public awareness on the ubiquity of workplace-based sexual harassment and its impact on the status of women in Kazakhstan.
In her speech she hailed the “heroic work” of small charities, pledging to make it easier for them to respond to global disaster. She unveiled £3.
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