Freelance journalist covering human rights violations, election fraud, and media freedom violations in Azerbaijan. In addition to journalism, Kurtulus collaborates with organizations such as Index On Censorship, Freedom House, and IPHR.
The Union of Informed Citizens is an Armenian NGO, which aims to raise public awareness regarding important issues. UIC intends to minimize misinformation and its impact on shaping public opinion and decision-making.
The Centre for Support of International Protection (CIP) is a leading human rights NGO in Southern Kyrgyzstan working towards justice and social inclusiveness through the provision of free legal aid, legislative reform, provision of humanitarian assistance, and strategic litigation. It was created in 2007 by a group of human rights defenders in Kyrgyzstan.
The Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) is a non-profit, non-partisan, research and analysis organization founded in early 2011. GIP strives to strengthen the organizational backbone of democratic institutions and promote good governance and advocacy.
Coda Story puts a team of journalists on one crisis at a time and stays with it, providing unique depth, continuity and understanding to events that shape our world. Coda is for those who believe that understanding a crisis is essential to addressing it and those who want to know what happens after the spotlight moves on. In music a Coda is a distinctive passage, usually towards the end, which defines the entire composition. In journalism, Coda is a stand-out voice that helps to define a crisis.
KCSS is a leading security related think tank in the Western Balkans, which promotes democratization of security sector and tackles contemporary security challenges such as violent extremism.
The IDPWA contributes to the creation of democratic, peaceful and pluralistic society with equal political, social and economic status for IDP women, working for peace and conflict prevention at regional levels, especially in Georgia and South Caucasus. It supports peace dialogue, human rights for IDPs, people in conflict affected areas, and minorities cooperating with US and Eastern European NGOs.
Affiliated Regional/Thematic Network(s):
Civil Solidarity Platform.
Established 20 years ago, Democracy Today works to protect human rights, democracy and women’s rights in Armenia, regionally and around the globe. Democracy Today is a union of public leaders, scholars, activists, whose aim is to support and strengthen democratic achievements and human rights.