Internews Europe is an international development organisation specialising in supporting independent media, freedom of information and free expression around the globe. Internews Europe improves access to information worldwide. We do this by strengthening local media and information systems so that all citizens can make their voices heard, claim equal rights and understand critical issues. We are leaders in innovation in digital technologies to support vulnerable, crisis-hit populations. Kush Kanodia, the October 2012 On Purpose Associate is the Coordinator of the Strategic Planning Process for Internews Europe.