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The Global Experts is supported by a core network of international partners, including media, academic, private sector, civil society and multilateral organizations.


GFMD sm PartnersThe Global Forum for Media Development
The Global Forum for Media Development is a membership network of media assistance organizations working to build free, independent and pluralistic media around the world. To date the GFMD has some 200 members in 80 countries.

ICFJ1 PartnersInternational Center for Journalists
The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is a non-profit professional organization which promotes quality journalism around the world. Since 1984, ICFJ has worked directly with more than 40,000 journalists from 176 countries, offering hands-on training, workshops, seminars, fellowships and international exchanges.

dEMOTIX PartnersDemotix
Demotix is an online community of over 10,000 freelance photographers and citizen journalists from all over the World. Utilizing the increasing pervasiveness of social media and digital imaging technology to source timeless and hard to obtain photos taken directly from our contributors on the street. We support the freedom of expression and aim to empower our community to cover news of local interest with a view to bringing them to global audience.

Research Centers/Academia

CERI PartnersCentre for International Studies and Research
Established in 1952 within Sciences Po in Paris, the Centre for International Studies and Research (CERI) is the leading French social sciences research center dedicated to international studies. It brings together a team of about 60 scholars of various disciplinary backgrounds including international relations, comparative political sociology, international political economy, political anthropology and area studies.

iris logo for gef 150x150 PartnersIRIS Created in 1991, IRIS has established itself as a leading actor in international and strategic studies among various French think tanks. IRIS focuses primarily on issues relating to foreign policy, strategic policy, security and defense. As an independent and non-partisan center of expertise, IRIS’s team of specialists, extensive networks, and high-quality analysis make the institution both a strong corporate partner for international business development and a reliable contact for public institutions.

MU Logo 275x300 PartnersMissouri School of Journalism
Founded by Walter Williams in 1908, the Missouri School of Journalism is the world’s first journalism school. It publishes the city’s Columbia Missourian newspaper and produces news programming for Columbia’s NBC affiliate KOMU8-TV and the city’s NPR affiliate, KBIA. Considered one of the top journalism schools in the world, it is known for its “Missouri Method”, through which students learn about journalism in the classroom as well as practicing it in multimedia laboratories and real-world outlets. The school also operates a community news organization, an international journalists’ magazine, a citizen-driven website, a local culture magazine and a student-staffed advertising and public relations agency.

CSHR PartnersColumbia University Center for the Study of Human Rights
Established in 1978, Columbia University’s Center for the Study of Human Rights was the first academic center in the world to be founded on an interdisciplinary commitment to the study of human rights. It is committed to fostering innovative research, and offering expertise to human rights leaders, organizations, and universities around the world.

Janusian1 PartnersThe Risk Advisory Group, Intelligence & Analysis 

Risk Advisory’s Intelligence & Analysis team provides security intelligence and political risk analysis for leading international businesses and organisations to help them understand and manage the risks they face. Our goal is to help our clients make confident, informed risk management decisions based on timely and actionable reporting. We have over a decade of experience working with corporate security and crisis management teams, in a wide range of sectors, including banking and financial services, oil and gas, extractives and manufacturing, as well as investment and insurance companies.

WPIsq PartnersThe World Policy Institute
The World Policy Institute is a non-partisan center for global policy leadership. Its work focuses on complex challenges and collaborative solutions in an interdependent world: an inclusive and sustainable global market economy, engaged global civic participation and effective governance, and collaborative approaches to national and global security.


alf PartnersAnna Lindh Foundation
The Anna Lindh Foundation is an organization supported by over forty Euro-Mediterranean countries, to bring people together as a way to promote dialogue between cultures and respect for diversity. The Foundation leads regional initiatives and supports local activities carried out by civil society organizations which further better understanding among people, religions and beliefs, and champion human rights and democracy.

EU Flag copy PartnersEuropean Commission
The European Commission is the executive of the European Union, and is the driving force in the EU’s institutional system. Its four main roles are to propose legislation to Parliament and the Council, to administer and implement Community policies, to enforce Community law, and to negotiate international agreements.


SFCG PartnersSearch for Common Ground
Search for Common Ground (SFCG) is a non-profit conflict resolution organization operating in 16 countries. To achieve its mission, SFCG manages projects that use innovative tools including a media ‘toolbox’ of radio, TV, film and print productions, mediation and facilitation training and facilities, community organizing, sports, drama and music. SFCG is the second-largest producer of radio soap operas in the world.

World Bank Logo 1 copy PartnersThe World Bank: Youthink!
Youthink! is the World Bank’s Web site for youth. Its goal is to introduce international development issues to young people aged 15-24. Launched in April 2006, Youthink! has over 15,000 readers every month. The World Bank is an international development organization that provides a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world.

GALLUP1 PartnersGallup
The Gallup Organization is one of the world’s premier polling and research-based management consultancy firms. With over 2000 professionals working in 40 offices around the world, Gallup employs leading scientists in management, economics, psychology, and sociology to constantly identify and monitor behavioral economic indicators worldwide.

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