IPI is dedicated to the furtherance and safeguarding of press freedom, the protection of freedom of opinion and expression, the promotion of the free flow of news and information, and the improvement of the practices of journalism.
IPI's activities include:
Monitoring press freedom violations and media developments
Advocacy to stop or prevent press freedom violations
Networking with journalists and civil society actors to identify press freedom concerns and fight them
Liaise with government and state actors to address press freedom concerns
Advise legislators about necessary legislative changes
Network with journalists to identify concerns in journalistic practices and develop self regulatory mechanisms