EED10 Years Supporting Democracy


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  • Status: Ongoing
  • Thematic area: Independent and social media platforms
  • Country: Iraq
  • Year approved:2020


  • Name of organisation / initiative supported: KirkukNow
  • Start date: 1 January 2021
  • End date: 31 December 2022

Initiative summary:

Operational since 2011, KirkukNow is the only credible, independent news outlet working in the area at the border between the Kurdish region of Iraq and the southern region. KirkukNow provides fact-based information in Arabic, Kurdish, Turkish, and English and unbiased analysis of the events happening in the disputed areas. Thanks to EED support, KirkukNow is informing and engaging the targeted communities and using media as a tool for achieving social cohesion and to promote peace among the different groups in the region.

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