Global Investigative Journalism Network
The Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) is composed of nonprofit investigative journalism organizations that produce stories, conduct training, provide resources, and encourage the creation of similar nonprofit groups. It was created in 2003 when more than 300 journalists from around the world gathered for the second Global Investigative Journalism Conference in Copenhagen. Since then it has grown to more than 90 member organizations in 40 countries.
Institute for Development and Democracy (IPADE)
This non-profit organization has been working in the country since 1990 promoting democracy and development in Nicaragua. Along with the Center for Constitutional Rights, CINCO and IPADE are also part of the National Observatory for Democracy and Governance.
The Nicaraguan Network for Democracy and Local Development
It is a space for communication and horizontal exchange that promotes organization, debate and political influence regarding three working lines: local development, citizen participation and decentralization.
Center for International Studies (CEI)
This is a non-profit organization founded in 1990. Its goal is to work for peace and justice, whether it is locally, nationally or internationally.
American University - UAM
It was founded in 1992 as a new alternative of higher education with a modern professional profile that promotes leadership, entrepreneurship and competitiveness.
Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies - IEI
The IEI is a research interdisciplinary institute, the result of an ongoing effort of the team at Casa de los Tres Mundos Foundation (Granada), which promotes the production of local knowledge and analysis of current issues of global relevance.
UCLA Center for the Study of Women
Founded in 1984, the UCLA Center for the Study of Women is an internationally recognized center for research on gender, sexuality, and women's issues and the first organized research unit of its kind in the University of California system. Though CSW is funded by the Division of Social Sciences, it serves the entire university.
CSW is part of the Division’s commitment to gender equity and research parity at UCLA. Its mission is to develop and foster research, to facilitate productive scholarly relationships, and to aid recruitment and retention efforts.
Institute for Research and Debate on Governance (IRG)
Created by the Charles Léopold Mayer Foundation, IRG is a 'think tank' based in Paris (France) that also has an office in Bogota (Colombia). Its goal is to encourage the debate on governance, which helps to elaborate public policies and development programs, and identify new areas of study.
In mid-2000, CINCO launched Onda Local, a participatory radio magazine that airs once a week. The goal is to inform and create a debate on the main issues that affect the departments and municipalities of the country, from the perspective of local organizations and their political and social actors. Onda Local airs every Friday, from 8:00 am to 9:00 am, on Radio La Primerísima.
Esta Semana is an independent TV program that provides information and analysis of the national context. It has as a television magazine format, which includes investigations, analysis and debates. The program has been broadcasted in private channels for ten years. Hosted by the renowned journalist Carlos Fernando Chamorro, it airs every Sunday at 8:00 pm.
Confidencial is a digital newspaper that specializes in investigative journalism. Its team of journalists report on the political, economic and social development of Nicaragua and Latin America. The newspaper also publishes a printed newsletter that was originally launched 17 years ago by the journalist Carlos Fernando Chamorro.
The Observatory Network started in mid-2007 with several gatherings in Argentina, Colombia and Brazil, as well as various books and reports that announced media surveillance as a phenomenon that aroused within society. This network in particular does not have a center, which creates a permanent and interactive communication between its members. Each of them has a specific function that enriches the rest of the group.
At the same time, the network has a voice and a capacity to influence the agenda of private and public media. The idea is to rethink, in a visible way, the role of communication and journalism in the continent regarding public policies.