Stories of IREX

Connecting Palestinian Youth with Skills for Success

Mahran Barahmeh never expected to be the head of the media department for the Ministry of Agriculture in Jericho. He was always interested in a career in media, but his family could not afford to send him to university.

Bridging the Youth Employment Gap in the West Bank

Despite diligently searching for a job, Amneh Bostanji still found herself unemployed 10 months after graduation from An-Najah University.

How Can Libraries Empower Youth with Digital Skills?

Outside of school, many Moldovan students can have trouble finding a place to practice new skills and share newfound knowledge with others. Moldova’s public libraries are becoming modern venues equipped to let students and others practice skills

Remaining Hopeful for Civil Society in the Middle East

Since the Arab Spring, civil society in the Middle East has faced strong opposition, threatening to undermine citizen voices and the free flow of information amidst a tumultuous political atmosphere.

Holding the Door Open for Civil Society in Closing Spaces

With more than 20 years’ experience strengthening civil society, IREX has helped promote partnerships between government, media, and communities to foster accountability, elevate citizen voices, and address public needs.

Strengthening Data Journalism in China

Mainland China can be a challenging work environment for journalists. Often, journalists don’t have access to opportunities to update their skills.

Some of Our Favorite Stories From 2015

Here are some of our favorite stories from 2015. You can also view an album of some of our favorite photos here.
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