IWPR activities in Central Asia
MediaSchool CABAR.asia conducted trainings on the basics of podcasting for students of the Journalism Department in Tashkent from 3 to 6 March with the support of the State University of World Languages and the University of Journalism and Mass Communication of Uzbekistan. (more…)
During the training, the participants got acquainted with the genres and principles of documentary films. The trainer also talked about the basics of pitching (presentation for finding an investor) scenario and basic requirements for filling out grant applications. (more…)
The trainings were held online on topics such as: new media, digital journalism and media literacy. The trainers were IWPR editors, media experts and experienced journalists from the CIS countries and outside the region.
On March 25, 2021, the Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) in Central Asia in cooperation with the Foreign Policy Center London organized an online discussion on the topic “Central Asian (neo) Conservatism: National identity, civic freedoms and the challenge of protecting women’s and minority rights”.
IWPR CA held an expert meeting titled “The Culture by a Leftover Principle, or Attempts to Censor Artists’ Work by the Ministries of Culture in Central Asia” on February 24 on its Zoom online platform.
An international online meeting under the auspices of the Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) in Central Asia and the Oxus Society for Central Asia Affairs has helped to shed light on “Vaccine Diplomacy, Regionalism and Geopolitical Influence in Central Asia”.
IWPR has united experienced and beginning podcasters of Central Asia, Russia and United Kingdom at the online festival “Hello Podcasters!”.
The Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) included CABAR.asia investigation conducted by IWPR Tajikistan to the list of Investigative Stories of the Month.
The investigation “Millions of Dollars From Vehicle Inspection in Tajikistan: Role of Rushdi Rohnavard Company” by CABAR.asia journalist was published at the end of January. (more…)
On January 16, the legislative amendments to the Tax Code were adopted in Tajikistan, according to which all digital services in the country are now subject to Value Added Tax (VAT) at the rate of 18%. Similar amendments are discussed or are already introduced in other Central Asian countries. (more…)
In 2020, the coronavirus challenged journalists. Fake information and outright lies about COVID-19 were spreading as fast as the virus itself. Nevertheless, the professional media around the world managed to take the information back under their control and, together with competent specialists, provided people with verified fact-based information.
We present a selection of the most interesting and useful materials on the mentioned activities. (more…)