Journalism for Future Challenges 2016

Journalism for Future Challenges is a program for early career journalists from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, or Ukraine who are looking to expand their investigative reporting skills, knowledge of international law and politics, as well as expand their professional network.

This intensive training program is taught by international experts from renowned newsrooms and it focuses on teaching cutting-edge, updated tools and methods for improved investigative journalism. The sessions will cover topics such as basic investigative reporting, planning and managing an investigative project, an overview of how organized crime and corruption works, personal security, advanced research on the internet, encrypting, source protection, ethics, and new social media as a platform for publicity.

Please see the detailed programme outline and register here:

The program will take place in Riga, Latvia in three separate modules:
Module 1: June 27 – July 2, 2016
Module 2: August 15 – 19, 2016
Module 3: November 28 – Decemebr 2, 2016

Registration deadline: May 13, 2016

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The programme is organized in cooperation with



The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) is a not-for-profit, joint programme of a number of regional non-profit investigative centres and for profit independent media stretching from Eastern Europe to Central Asia. The goal of the OCCRP is to help the people of the region better understand how organized crime and corruption affect their lives.


For additional information,
please contact:

Sarah Holmes