Gender Equality

IREX Europe works internationally to promote the rights of women and to combat discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex persons.

Media and Information Literacy

IREX Europe is committed to empowering citizens to engage critically with what they read and to increase their access to accurate and objective information.

Freedom of expression

IREX Europe provides assistance and capacity building to media organisations, journalists, media lawyers and civil society organisations (CSOs) focused on media freedom.

Human Rights

IREX Europe works to promote fundamental rights in closed societies. We work with Human Rights Defenders to strengthen their capacity in the field, to strengthen local and …

Media Development

Since its creation in 2004, IREX Europe has worked to strengthen local and independent media, aiming to improve the sustainability, quality and accuracy of reporting.

Cross Cutting

– using culture in the form of film, theatre and art to promote dialogue and peace promoting grassroots activism  the use of innovative techniques such as blog-tours, mobile cinema, meet-ups empowering young women and men through interactive leadership and mentoring promoting human rights at all levels; LGBTI, children, women, minorities

– Designing, budgeting and implementing innovative programmes

– Ensuring project financial management and reporting to the highest standards

– Conducting open and transparent recruitment and selection of programme participants

– Implementing assessment, monitoring and evaluation procedures before, during and after projects

Project by Country

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All our projects

 
 
D-JIL “Digital Generation” D-JIL “Digital Generation” D-Jil aims to offer young citizens, from nine countries in the Arab world, the opportunity, resources, training and mentoring to create and produce digital content for new generations of youth, helping them become more active citizens, more involved in their communities and public life.
PRIDE for LGBT in Albania – Promoting Rights, Inclusiveness, Dignity and Equality for LGBT in Albania (PRIDE) PRIDE for LGBT in Albania – Promoting Rights, Inclusiveness, Dignity and Equality for LGBT in Albania (PRIDE) The overall goal of PRIDE is to strengthen the role of LGBT organisations and activists in promoting the acceptance, inclusion and protection of the LGBT minority in both rural and urban Albania. The project has a particular focus on protecting at-risk, marginalised LGBT youth and to promote respect for their fundamental rights.
Promoting new women leaders and ‘invisible women’ human rights activists in Eurasia Promoting new women leaders and ‘invisible women’ human rights activists in Eurasia Promoting new women leaders and ‘invisible women’ human rights activists in Eurasia The objective of this project is to recognise, support and promote the emerging role of women Human Rights Defenders (W/HRDs) and Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) working for women’s and girls’ rights in Eurasia, including in Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia. 
Empowering Youth to Become Civic Actors (EYCA) Empowering Youth to Become Civic Actors (EYCA) The overall goal of the project is to increase freedom of expression in Moldova by empowering youth from rural areas to become civic actors through media literacy training and blogging, encouraging local media in regions to collaborate with youth and local authorities, and increasing civic dialogue in the rural areas.
Strengthening the capacities of Tunisian social partners and media civil society (TOKE) Strengthening the capacities of Tunisian social partners and media civil society (TOKE) The project overall goal is to contribute to the development of local information and citizen mobilization in the governorates of Tozeur and Kebili through the professionalization of associative radios and media literacy for youth and active civil society in these regions.
Promoting media plurality, balance and media literacy in Central Asia Promoting media plurality, balance and media literacy in Central Asia The project aims to increase the resilience of the Central Asian population to false news and disinformation and promote an understanding of the role and responsibilities of the media in a democratic society.