Title: Iraqi Citizens Network

Implementing organization: Tolerancy International

Granted by: IREX

Target group: 40 participants who are interested in citizen journalism from Erbil, Mosul, Kirkuk, and Baghdad

Where: In Erbil and Baghdad

When: Feb 5th, 6th, 2010 in Erbil

                Feb 26th, 2010 in Baghdad



Two workshops have been arranged in Erbil and Baghdad, 20 participants for each from both men and women have attend the workshops, who are interested in getting new experience on citizen journalism. The workshops have been facilitated by Oliver Poole and John Chua who are experts in journalism came from London.


To contribute in finding ethical citizen journalists, tolerant of the beliefs of others, able to : Document your environment and show it to the rest of the world; Oppose to any form of censorship, Encourage Iraqis to become part of the global conversation; Give Iraqis the skills needed to make their voices heard amid the internet “chatter”.

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