Global Focus Center is an independent think tank based in Bucharest, Romania, which produces in-depth research and high quality analysis on foreign policy, security, European affairs, good governance and development. Its purpose is to advance expertise by functioning as a platform for cooperation and dialogue among individual experts, NGOs, think-tanks and public institutions from Romania and foreign partners.
The ERSTE Foundation NGO Academy was founded in 2013 with the goal of strengthening the civil society sector in Central and South-Eastern Europe by providing further educational opportunities.
The Academy offers a range of high-quality capacity building programmes designed specifically for executive managers and staff members of NGOs.
Internews empowers people worldwide with the trustworthy, high-quality news and information they need to make informed decisions, participate in their communities, and hold power to account.
Our vision is to unleash human potential everywhere by turning on the bright light of information.
USAID’s Balkan Media Assistance Program, through Internews, is making media practitioners in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia more competitive in the local and regional marketplace and strengthening the sustainability of independent media in the region.
Impunity Watch is an international non-profit organisation, seeking to promote accountability for past atrocities in countries emerging from a violent past.
We work together with national civil society groups to produce research-based policy advice, monitor levels of impunity and advocate for tailored policy solutions.
A weekly magazine, established in 1990 in Serbia by a group of liberal intellectuals and journalists, most of Vreme’s original staff were journalists from Politika newspaper and NIN magazine.
It characterizes itself as a magazine without lies, hatred or prejudice. It opposed nationalistic mobilization for, and during, the Yugoslav wars of the 1990s.
Novosti is a Croatian weekly magazine and a portal based in Zagreb.
It is published by the Serbian National Council (SNV), the body concerned with promotion of human rights of Serbs in Croatia.
The magazine, billed as an “independent Serbian weekly”, describes its editorial policy as being primarily concerned with covering general news and publishing critical writing about all the relevant political, social and cultural developments in Croatia and the region. It also has a strong emphasis on civil society.
The Independent Journalism Centre, IJC, is a non-governmental organisation in Moldova that provides support to journalists and media institutions in the country.
The IJC was one of the first media organisations to be founded in Moldova, in 1994.
Hromadske TV appeared in the Ukrainian media landscape at the end of 2013 as a response to the longtime public demand for independent public broadcasting.
It has quickly become an important source of information on key social processes in the country. A network of TV and radio broadcasters, the Hromadske Network is now established in cities across Ukraine.
The CMDS is a part of Central European University (CEU), and seeks to improve the quality of media policymaking through research and debate.
Research is the organisation’s core activity; the CMDS conducts research about the impact of media and information policy on society and practice. It coordinates course offerings at CEU, provides training and organises exchanges through workshops, lectures and conferences on current developments in the field.
The Media Association of South East Europe is a regional association of media from south-eastern Europe established to enhance mutual cooperation and support, the joint training of employees and the exchange of content, and to enable a coordinated approach towards state and international bodies and organisations, with the goal of improving the quality of journalism and improving conditions and the position of media in the market.
The founders of the association are: Oslobodjenje (Sarajevo), Adria Media Group (Belgrade), Koha (Pristina), Sloboden pečat (Skopje), Koha (Skopje) and Vijesti (Podgorica).