Our Members

Regional Press Development Institute, Ukraine

The Regional Press Development Institute has become a leading Ukrainian NGO supporting investigative journalism in Ukraine. Since 2007 it has been providing extensive investigative journalism training, as well as legal consultations, pre-publication screening, defense in the courts and media law training. RPDI supports networking of Ukrainian investigative reporters, established annual all-Ukrainian conferences for investigative journalists (which took place in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2012), and contributed to hosting of the 7th Global Investigative Journalism Conference in Kyiv in 2011.  


RISE Project, Romania

The RISE Project is a Romania-based NGO of investigative journalists, activists, programmers, and graphic designers who use cutting-edge investigation techniques and technology to generate investigative reporting on local and cross-border organized crime and corruption networks. RISE produces articles, visual databases, and advanced tools, and educates journalists and the public in researching complex corporate structures used by organized crime and corrupt officials. RISE is developing a project called Visual Investigative Scenarios, an online software, which provides exportable, customizable, dynamic, html5 visualization templates. A beta version of VIS is available for public testing at www.vis.occrp.org.

Romanian Center for Investigative Journalism (CRJI)

The Romanian Center for Investigative Journalism’s mission is to deconstruct and expose corrupt structures of power, enhance investigative journalism and to create an interdisciplinary community of collectors and disseminators of relevant and verifiable information. Launched in 2001, RCIJ focused primarily on publishing investigative reports about organized crime (local and international), media, human rights abuses, networks of power, the environment, resources, energy and sports. Its location in Europe allows the center to be involved with a number of cross-border investigations and to publish its work in the European Union, the Balkans, and the Black Sea region.

Russian Foundation for Investigative Journalism

Foundation 19/29 is the first NGO in Russia to defend the interests of investigative journalists, the most endangered part of the journalistic community. Its mission is to facilitate investigations into crimes against colleagues and to render support – professional, judicial, financial to those in trouble due to their work; help investigative reporters all over the country to develop their professional skills, taking advantage of the modern media technologies; merge potential of professional and citizen journalism to achieve high-standard broad investigative reporting