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Our award-winning services deliver news, information, free legal help and media development to a number of different audiences.

Whether you are an NGO, a legal firm, a journalist or an advocate for human rights, we believe we have something unique to offer.

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What We Offer

Our award-winning services deliver news, information, free legal help and media development to a number of different audiences.

Whether you are an NGO, a legal firm, a journalist or an advocate for human rights, we believe we have something unique to offer.

Our services

  • TrustLaw Connect is the Thomson Reuters Foundation's global pro bono service that connects NGOs and social enterprises with the best law firms around the world. Launched in 2010, TrustLaw Connect has grown to include over 1,200 members in 145 countries. Our mission is to spread the practice of pro bono worldwide to drive social change.

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  • Successfully engaging with the media is crucial in the 21st century. The Thomson Reuters Foundation helps governments, international agencies and civil society organisations to develop the right set of skills to talk with the media professionally and to make an impact . Our courses are customised to meet your needs. They are built around you, taking into account the international and domestic context in which your organization operates.

    Our programmes are based on global best practice and use real-life situations to allow media professionals to get familiar with a range of different scenarios: from the writing a basic press release to the handling of a full-scale media crisis.

    Corporate media training is also available. Revenues raised through this service are used to fund our philanthropic work in developing countries.

    Find out more and browse our latest courses.

  • Our training courses are built on the Reuters pillars of accuracy, speed and freedom from bias. They are taught by highly experienced journalists and are constantly updated to reflect the rapidly changing global political, social and economic landscape.

    As the world’s largest international news agency, Thomson Reuters has unparalleled regional and global expertise. The Thomson Reuters Foundation uses this unique set of skills to provide training for print, television, online and multimedia journalists. Our course topics range from covering general news, elections and business, to climate change, health and the environment. We also arrange bespoke training for individual media organisations and media development clients.

    Find out more and browse our latest courses.

  • Find the best jobs available in the area of social change. New, exclusive and exciting opportunities are published every day. Whether you are an employer looking for talent or whether you are searching for the right job, this section is designed for you.

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  • The In Translation service from the Thomson Reuters Foundation publishes translated versions of a selection of our stories on climate change, in languages ranging from Kiswahili to Urdu. The service aims to extend the readership and impact of the Foundation’s reporting. It enables media to download stories and photographs for use in local publications, with a particular focus on the developing world.

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  • As part of our commitment to empower people worldwide, the Foundation produces free publications on varied topics relevant to our work. From journalism handbooks to research on cross-border legal issues, these publications are intended to benefit as wide of an audience as possible, including our global network of journalists, lawyers, NGOs, and social entrepreneurs.

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  • When an earthquake strikes a vulnerable population or a tsunami wreaks chaos across continents, pictures become much more than just a window to the world. A single photo can inspire action. The Thomson Reuters Foundation offers a selection of free Reuters’ pictures to non-profit humanitarian organisations following a major humanitarian emergency.

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  • They say a picture is worth a 1,000 words. We think a Reuters’ picture tells much more than just a story. That’s why we offer discounted access to Reuters Pictures for NGOs and social enterprises all year round.

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