About IRMI

Our mission is to promote a qualified journalism through the implementation of the basic professional and ethical principles, access to the information, forming and structuring the professional environment in Ukraine.

Institute for Regional Media and Information (IRMI) is an international training organization whose activity is centered on Media and Journalism, Public Communications and PR, Intercultural Communications and CSO Support.

For over 15 years IRMI has been working in the spheres of mass media, democratisation and reconciliation in Ukraine, the countries of Southwestern Europe and Caucasus.

Our mission is to promote qualified journalism through the implementation of basic professional and ethical principles, information access and by forming and structuring Ukraine’s professional environment.

The founders and experts of the organization have accumulated considerable experience in development and carrying out of training programs and internships and facilitation in the projects, supported by various international organizations: EU, UNESCO, CoE, the British Embassy in Ukraine, USAID, The Renaissance Foundation, Eurasia and others. IRMI is cooperating with European Journalism Centre, European Integration (Armenia), International Press Institute (IPI), IDIS Viitorul (Moldova), ICCN (Georgia), Inter-pares (UK), ISAR Ednannia (Ukraine), EU funded research project MeCoDEM (Media, conflict and democratisation), SEEMO, SECEPRO, Thomson Foundation, and others.

We pay special attention to deliver joint programs with our partners in EaP countries (Armenia, Georgia, Moldova) that allows our participants to learn from best practices and challenges of their colleagues from new democracies.

The IRMI of today covers

  • trainings and study visits
  • up-to-date practices from leading Ukrainian and expat experts
  • new tendencies and directions in information activities
  • new contacts and interaction with colleagues.

Opinions that we share

"A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but, most certainly without freedom, the press will never be anything but bad". Albert Camus

"Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear". George Orwell

"The truth is the only morality, whereas falsehood is the only amorality"ю Ernst Maria Johann Karl Freiherr von Feuchtersleben