RNW is an independent media organisation active in China and 17 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and the Arab world, where freedom of expression is severely restricted. RNW offers information unavailable in local media because of legislation or taboos

Our values

We are Open-minded

  • We aim to provide balanced information.
  • For us open-minded means providing our target audience with the tools they need to develop their own independent opinion.
  • We partner with local NGOs and media organizations because they know the context of their country best.
  • We share, listen and co-create.


We are Supportive

  • We aim to facilitate access by providing platforms and supporting communities.
  • We provide independent balanced information.
  • We empower and train young people to express themselves.
  • We stimulate them to use intelligence to the fullest, developing their freedom of opinion.


We are Independent

  • We are a reliable, professional and independent provider of content.
  • We share information and a wide range of opinions.
  • We generate our own income, from different sources.
  • We respect journalistic values.