Media support delegation goes to Libya
A thirteen-member Arab and International delegation of media support organisations is conducting a week-long visit to Libya, to assess the media situation, show solidarity with independent Libyan journalists and fledgling free media, and find ways to support independent media in the wake of revolution. The delegation will meet media practitioners and will hold workshops on media law, audio visual regulation, media safety and building a vibrant free media.More
Nai Launches Landmark Graduate Network for Afghan Journalists
Nai, an Afghan media development organization supported by Internews, has launched a first-of-its kind graduate club for alumni of its trainings to share their experiences, aspirations and knowledge. The creation of the Nai Graduate Clubs is a testament to the meteoric rise of professional media in Afghanistan. Ten years ago, independent media in Afghanistan was virtually non-existent. More
Internews Congratulates Nobel Winner
Internews congratulates Tawakkol Karman on her Nobel Peace Prize
. Internews has partnered with an organization headed by Karman, Women Journalists Without Chains
, to raise awareness of women’s rights, particularly through local media. “Tawakkol is utterly fearless, and those who have worked with her in Yemen are so proud to see this recognition for her campaign to improve the lives of all Yemenis, especially women,” said Raja’a Elabasi, Internews Project Director in Tunisia, who previously led Internews’ work in Yemen.More
Journalists win fellowships to report on key climate change conference
The Climate Change Media Partnership (CCMP) has awarded 18 journalists from 14 countries with fellowships to attend crucial UN talks in Durban that could spell the demise or rebirth of the Kyoto Protocol. The journalists will spend two weeks at the COP17 conference of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change to report on the intergovernmental negotiations and receive training, editorial support, and special briefings. More
TV Program "Khukuk" Inspires Tajik Women to Stand Up for Their Rights
The legal vulnerability of women is a major area of concern in Tajikistan, where many women do not know what their rights are, much less how to defend them. When employees in the local registry bureau tried to force 20-year-old Safargul Karimova to sign divorce papers issued by her husband, she refused to do so—she had learned from the Internews-supported TV program, "Khukuk" (in Tajik, "The Law") that other options were available to her. More
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