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Jennifer Nevin

Senior Communications Manager

(202) 628-8188 x214

E-mail: jnevin@irex.org


Stories of IREX

Stories of IREX
November 13, 2014
Kolu Kamah, right oversees donations to ELWA Hospital, photo by Frontpage Africa
by Justine O'Sullivan

“I feel there is no better time than this to be a health practitioner in Liberia. I’m proud that I can make a difference in people’s lives; especially during the Ebola crisis,” says 2014 Mandela Washington Fellow Kolu Kamah, Director of Nursing Services and Acting Hospital Administrator at the Eternal Love Winning Africa (ELWA) hospital. Both ELWA and Kolu are at the forefront of Liberia’s fight against Ebola: three of the American physicians who contracted the virus worked at ELWA hospital, and Doctors without Borders maintains a unit at the hospital.

Stories of IREX
November 11, 2014
The partnership with ABRAJI provides support for media advocacy in Mozambique
by Arild Drivdal

In an effort to support high-quality investigative journalism and strengthen freedom of expression, IREX Mozambique and the Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism (ABRAJI) are partnering to provide capacity building and technical support for media advocacy and press freedom to media professionals in Mozambique. Throughout the partnership, ABRAJI will share practical advocacy tools, training materials and experiences from Brazil. The collaboration will also cover the joint development and implementation of online training courses for Mozambican journalists, which will be reinforced with offline trainings carried out by the Media Strengthening Program for Mozambique (MSP)

Announcements

Announcements
November 19, 2014
Media professionals attend the M-TAG launch ceremony in Tbilisi, Georgia

IREX is pleased to announce the new five-year, USAID-funded Media for Transparent and Accountable Governance (M-TAG) program. Through trainings and guidance with a core group of committed media outlets, M-TAG will enable journalists to gain a better understanding of select government reform areas for more competent reporting, in addition to helping journalists improve sensitivity when covering diversity for more inclusive policies in newsrooms.

Announcements
November 12, 2014
Tunisia Community College Scholarship Program (TCCSP) scholars in Washington, DC

Following an announcement from the United States Ambassador to Tunisia Jacob Walles and the Tunisian Minister of Higher Education Tawfik Jelassi, IREX is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program for students in Tunisia.

Events

Events
September 4, 2014
Staff from partner NAYMOTE raise awareness about Ebola though community outreach

IREX cordially invites you to the event: Ebola in Liberia: The Challenges of Preserving Peace in a Public Crisis on Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 2-3:30 PM. Please RSVP here to attend.