Welcome to IREX Europe

IREX Europe is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organisation providing innovative programmes to improve the quality of education, strengthen independent media, foster pluralistic civil society development, and reduce conflict. The IREX Europe approach emphasizes partnerships with local development organisations to expand capacity, build sustainable institutions and affect change through training, partnerships, education, research and grant programmes. ... Learn more about IREX Europe.

Latest news
- The role of social media on influencing elections dominates a Meeting of the EU MEDIA LITERACY EXPERT GROUP

Brussels, 15th of November 2016 – The EU Media Literacy Expert Group met in Brussels in November to discuss innovations in Media Literacy. IREX Europe’s Deputy Director Flora Graioni was invited to attend. (@EU_MedLit, @MediaEu, #EUML16). 90 participants from 28 Member States, 4 candidate countries, UNESCO, the Council of Europe and 20 European media professional associations and civil society networks attended. More information about the group can be found here, as well as most of the presentations shown during the meeting.

23 November 2016

- Improve your communication! A new initiative was launched by the University Lumière Lyon 2 and RESACOOP.

Improve your communication! This is the objective of a new project launched today, October 7th, 2016 at the Catholic University Lyon.

7 October 2016

- Media Freedom in Azerbaijan headlines the GFMD World Forum in Jakarta, Indonesia: Khadija Ismailova calls for international support for media freedom in Azerbaijan.

From September 20th-22nd 2016, the Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD) conducted its fourth World Forum for Media Development. The conference took place in Jakarta, Indonesia and hosted over 400 media development professionals, academics, business leaders, and journalists from 62 different countries. At the initiative of IREX Europe, the Forum was opened with an “Energizer Talk” by Khadija Ismailova, an Azerbaijani investigative journalist and the recipient of the 2016 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize.

5 October 2016

- 32 995 runners and The IREX Europe team!

After months of intensive training, well okay, occasional training, on October 2nd, our international team participated in the Run in Lyon marathon - running the 10 km distance.

4 October 2016

- Support investigative journalism in Honduras

Press Start, a global crowdfunding platform for journalists in countries without a free press, launched three weeks ago with reporters from Armenia, Congo, Honduras, Lebanon, and Macedonia. Here, investigative reporter Wendy Funes makes a personal appeal for help for her project, which aims to probe the link between corruption and one of many cases of sexual violence. To see more about Wendy’s project and those of our other reporters and editors, please click here.

4 August 2016

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IREX Europe assists in the development of nations and peoples by providing services, programs, infrastructure and technologies that improve the quality of education, strengthen independent media, foster pluralistic civil society development, and reduce conflict.

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11 Rue Aimé Collomb,
Lyon, France, 69003
Tel: 33 (0) 980 527 829
Fax: 33 (0) 985 527 829
Mobile: 33 (0) 608 90 18 82

IREX assisted in the founding of IREX Europe and the organizations continue to collaborate as network partners.
Aderly, the Chamber of Commerce for Lyon, and OnlyLyon assisted IREX Europe in establishing its headquarters in Lyon.