Goals and Objectives

  • To encourage religion reporting and expand the global network of journalists who report on religion.
  • To foster cross-border reporting and the establishment of local and regional cooperation.
  • To enhance the skills involved in covering religion news stories through the development of religion data resources, industry training, ethical guidelines, meetings and dialogues and through partnerships with related organizations.
  • To support journalists who are persecuted in the line of covering religion.
  • To promote excellence, education and innovation through scholarships, fellowships, grants and prizes.