Caucasus Media Institute provides premier vocational training and resources for journalists in a post-graduate setting. It offers access to databases, news archives and library; workshops on contemporary issues; research on politics, economics and social studies; international and regional cooperation, and job opportunities for interns, academics and professors.

The Center for Journalism in Extreme Situations was founded on February 1 2000 as a human rights organization within the Russian Union of Journalists.

CJP, Comittee to Protect Journalists - A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to the global defense of press freedom

IWPR: The Institute for War & Peace Reporting strengthens local journalism in areas of conflict. By training reporters, facilitating dialogue and providing reliable information, it supports peace, democracy and development in societies undergoing crisis and change.

Media Division of the Council of Europe

Reporters Without Borders defends imprisoned journalists and press freedom throughout the world, as well as the right to inform the public and to be informed, in accordance with Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. .