The Institute for Democracy, Media and Cultural Exchange (IDEM) is an independent and non-profit advisory and research institute.
IDEM initiates and assists programs and projects that support democratic institutions and media in transition and developing countries.
The aim of IDEM is to provide democratic and transparent framework conditions for peace and development-oriented media, communication and cultural exchange. To this end, IDEM analyzes existing structures, develops development steps together with the partners, carries out further research for strategy consulting and qualifies people in local institutions and projects.
We work in a partnership-oriented and participatory basis, in close proximity to our target groups and strive for continuous and long-term cooperation with our partners.
IDEM is a long-standing and active member of the Forum Media and Development – FOME
Juna Kule-Morsch is a lecturer for German as a foreign language, an expert in migration questions and a certified youth leader for international and intercultural youth encounters.
She studied Psychology, Romance and English studies and Communications in Bonn and Dusseldorf.Key areas of expertise
Dr. Fischer-Butmaloiu is a journalist, trainer and lecturer. She completed a distance study course in Politics, Economics and Law, followed by the Master “Media and Intercultural Communication” at the University of Sofia / Bulgaria. She wrote her PhD on Russian media in crisis situations. At the International Center for Journalism at Free University of Berlin, she led training programs for journalists from all over Europe, the CIS and the USA. As a lecturer, she taught in Egypt, West Africa, Central Asia, the Balkans, Ukraine, the Caucasus and in Russia.
At the International Center for Journalism at Free University of Berlin, she led training programs for journalists from all over Europe, the CIS and the USA. As a lecturer, she taught in Egypt, West Africa, Central Asia, the Balkans, Ukraine, the Caucasus and in Russia.Key areas of expertise
Sonila von Wittich studied Sustainable Development Cooperation, Cultural and Translation Studies Chinese / English and Economics.
Most recently, she worked as a Communication Coordinator at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) - European Representative Office - Frankfurt am Main. Earlier, she worked as executive assistant at the Asian Development Bank in Frankfurt and as a lecturer for German as a foreign language in Bonn.Key areas of expertise