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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
Rabat, Morocco: From July 15th-16th, the 5th International Conference on Freedom of the Media on "Communication and freedom: challenging perceptions" was organized by the Centre for Studies and Research in Social Sciences.28 July 2016
On June 11th, 2016, classes for the 12th edition of the International Summer School on Media Law began for 28 lawyers from 7 countries.19 July 2016
Crowdfunding platform Press Start was launched this week, aiming to revolutionize the way the best and bravest reporters are funded in the growing list of countries where the press cannot report freely.15 July 2016
The Internet Freedom Festival will be held from March 6-10th, 2017, in Valencia, Spain. This year’s theme is "Joining Forces to Fight Censorship and Surveillance." IREX Europe will be hosting events which we’ll explain in the coming months.6 July 2016
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.