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Independent Journalism Centre

description of organisation

The Independent Journalism Center (IJC) is a non-governmental organization (NGO) that provides assistance to journalists and media institutions in the Republic of Moldova. IJC sees its mission in supporting professional journalism and aims at contributing to the consolidation of a qualitative, independent and impartial press.
Our main activities are:
Media Law and Policy: (Offers consulting services in the field of media legislation, offers in-court representation, provides legislation analysis/expertise, monitors abuses of the freedom of expression and the rights of journalists);
Assistance and Professionalization of Media: (Works out and implements training programs for journalists and trainers from different media, participation of foreign and local experts, administers different journalistic competitions, organizes annual survey “Ten Journalists of the Year”.)
Training: (Works out and implements IJC Graduate Journalism Program – the Chisinau School of Advanced Journalism (;
Research and Publications: (Publishes a biannual analytical bulletin Mass Media in the Republic of Moldova, in Romanian, Russian and English, manages content of the web portal Moldova Azi (, commissions surveys and polls on relevant issues, etc., offers journalists Internet access and a library that contains around 50 publications from the Republic of Moldova and special literature from abroad)
IJC also hosts the Press Club, meetings which are organized together with the Committee for Press Freedom.

Participants with fewer opportunities

  • This organisation has additional mentoring or other support suitable for young people with social obstacles, educational difficulties, cultural differences or similar.

Volunteering project

Project name Project Dates Deadline Status
Independent Journalist Centre in Moldova
A total of 0 week(s) during the period
Mar 2018 to Feb 2019
01/03/2018 - 01/02/2019
23/01/2018 open
Find Your Way at Independent Journalism Centre
A total of 52 week(s) during the period
Oct 2017 to Oct 2019
31/10/2017 - 01/10/2019
31/12/2037 open