The Internews Center for Innovation & Learning is pleased to announce the launch of a major report with The Rockefeller Foundation, "Why Information Matters: A Foundation for Resilience." This groundbreaking report draws on case studies to construct a framework and practical guidelines for using information ecosystems to promote resilience.
The number of internally displaced people (IDPs) in Ukraine has reached close to 1 million and the number continues to rise. Internews Europe CEO Daniel Bruce discusses the information challenges for IDPs in Ukraine in today's Guardian.
Internews President Jeanne Bourgault writes from the World Economic Forum in Davos: "Open data has the potential to drive positive social change, and data-journalists can be key to creating the stories that bring that data to life. But getting there is not easy." Read the blog:
"Freedom of expression isn't just an American value. It is an international value. People cherish it and will fight for it. We are seeing that all over the world." − Jeanne Bourgault, President & CEO of Internews, on an episode of Smart Women, Smart Power: Media Dangers in Global Conflict Zones.
Our new Impact Report shows where and how Internews works to support the free flow of information that empowers citizens worldwide. Click through to learn about some of the amazing people we've worked with in the past year, from South Sudan to Afghanistan.
I'm proud of what we've accomplished with our supporters and our global staff. And I thank you for believing in the power behind our simple motto: Local Voices, Global Change.
As 2014 comes to a close and we usher in a new year, I am taking the time to reflect on the impact our programs have had on people and communities all over the world – from South Sudan to closer to home in New Orleans. I am so proud of the work we do: ensuring access to high quality informationand supporting independent, local media all over the world. This valuable work would not be possible without you.