Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) in Tajikistan will conduct a 2-day training on working with open data

Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) in Tajikistan under the project “Development of new media and digital journalism in Central Asia” will conduct a 2-day training on working with open data of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

In 2 days of training you will learn to work with open databases of RK:

  • How to work with the lists of affiliated entities;
  • How affiliate lists can support your investigations?
  • How to find out what assets the subject of the investigation has?

Moreover, we will figure out how to collect data on public assets. You will get introduced to the database. With specific examples we will observe what happens to the state assets in different cities. We will see how to find out data on official housing of any state institution: how many apartments, where and in particular cases who is living in those apartments.

We will analyze the possibilities of the judicial office. We will find out who the prosecutor’s office or the akimat is suing.

Format: 2 days of physical training from 9 AM to 6 PM with two coffee-breaks and a lunch-break. You will get a lot of practical knowledge, including homework and answers to your questions.

About the coach: Jamilya Maricheva — journalist, editor, producer.

Conducted court reports and investigations for, co-producer of investigations for, the work received the national award “Urker” – 2019 for the best investigative journalism. Founded a project on government expenditure on Instagram (total reach of the last month over a million), has 3.2 thousand followers on Telegram.

Dates of the event: December 10-11 at the Garden Park Inn, Almaty, Kazakhstan

Participation is free of charge, but the number of seats is limited. Participation in both days of the training is mandatory.

Fill out the form until December 7th, 6 PM (Almaty time). You will get an email with the selection results on December 8th.

If you have any questions, please contact or call +996559655777 (WA/TG).

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