Ukraine

Internews has been working continuously in Ukraine since 1993. Through grant support and targeted technical assistance, Internews helps a wide array of local partners carry out projects that they design and implement themselves. These initiatives include educating citizens and journalists about the public service role of a responsible media sector, increasing the quality and quantity of investigative reporting by local journalists, helping traditional media increase their online offerings, providing legal support to journalists and media outlets, and reforming media legislation to approach European standards. Through trainings, consultations, and grants, Internews also helps its partners build their own organizational capacity in finance, administration, digital security, and other areas.

In 2016, Internews launched the project: Strengthening Conflict-affected Community communication for Internally Displaced Persons.

Canada

This project was undertaken with the financial support of the Government of Canada provided through the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD)

Projet réalisé(e) avec l’appui financier du gouvernement du Canada accordé par l’entremise du ministère des Affaires étrangères, du Commerce et du Développement (MAECD)

Related Stories

  • Rolling in It

    On the Media
    Friday, April 8, 2016

    For its in-depth story on the Panama Papers – Rolling in It – WNYC’s On the Media interviewed Nataliya Gumenyuk, a Ukrainian reporter and co-founder of Hromadske TV, an independent online source of news supported by Internews.

    The Panama Papers revealed that Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko may have used an offshore firm to stash assets and avoid taxes. The fact that the story is being discussed everywhere in Ukraine, Gumenyuk noted that this shows that Ukraine has entered a new era.