21 November 2014

News: IRIN to Become Independent News Service

After much speculation about the future of IRIN, the humanitarian news service recently announced that it will become an independent non-profit based in Switzerland as of 1 January 2015.

For more information about how this will all came about, read:

  • "IRIN humanitarian news service saved after private donor fills UN void," The Guardian, 20 Nov. 2014 [text]
  • "UN to spin off IRIN humanitarian news agency," Financial Times, 20 Nov. 2014 [text]

You can also check out IRIN's transition web site and sign up for updates here.

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