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Justice Sector in Bosnia Needs Urgent Reform

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Bosnia and Herzegovina, BIRN BiH, organized its third and final presentation of its analysis, “Bosnia’s Justice Sector Reform: Optimism and Delay’,” on May 23, 2017 in the American Corner in Mostar.

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Justice Sector Reform Debated in Banja Luka

The Balkan investigative reporting network in Bosnia and Herzegovina, BIRN BiH, organized a debate on an analysis of the implementation of the State Strategy for Justice Sector reform between 2014 and 2018 in Banja Luka, Bosnia, on May 19.

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BIRN BiH Joins Visit to NATO Headquarters

Denis Dzidic, editor of the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Bosnia and Herzegovina, BIRN BiH, joined a visit by the International Republican Institute, IRI, to NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. 

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BIRN BiH Unveils Analysis on Justice Reform

BIRN in Bosnia and Herzegovina has published an analysis of the implementation of the State Strategy for Justice Reform between 2014 and 2018, which shows that serious delays have blighted the processes.

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BIRN BiH Attends ODIHR Trial Monitoring Meeting

Mirna Buljugic, the director of the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIRN BiH), participated in the ODIHR Trial Monitoring annual meeting in Skopje, Macedonia, at the end of April 2017.

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BIRN BiH Helps Initiative Plan Monitoring Bosnia’s

Members of the Initiative for Monitoring the European Integration of Bosnia and Herzegovina [the Initiative], including BIRN BiH, held a two-day strategic planning session focusing on monitoring Bosnia’s European integration process in the upcoming period. The session took place on March 21st and 22nd in the capital, Sarajevo.

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Al Jazeera produces documentary based on BIRN BiH story

After BIRN BiH presented three stories relating to Bosnia and Herzegovina’s wartime past at the‘True Stories Market’ at the Sarajevo Film Festival in 2016, Al Jazeera decided to produce a documentary based on one of them.

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BIRN BiH Participates in Information Law Consultations

Representatives of the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Bosnia and Herzegovina participated in a public debate on a draft revision of the Law on Free Access to Information, held in Sarajevo on February 23. 

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BIRN BiH Widens Focus, Addresses New Challenges

In its 11th year, the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIRN BiH) began reporting on corruption, organised crime and terrorism, while maintaining a leading role in monitoring war crimes and the judiciary.

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Young Danish Journalists Visit BIRN BiH

Journalists and students who work with Danish daily newspaper Politiken visited BIRN BiH in Sarajevo. 

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Sarajevo Students Visit State Court with BIRN BiH

Students studying at the Faculty of Political Sciences in Sarajevo attended a war-crime trial at the state court with journalists from the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIRN BiH).

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BIRN Joins Countering Violent Extremism Panel

Balkan Investigative Reporting Network Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIRN BiH) editor Denis Dzidic took part in a panel discussion on methods of countering violent extremism online.

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BIRN’s Kosovo War Film Screened at Sarajevo University

Sarajevo University’s law and political sciences faculties screened BIRN’s documentary ‘The Unidentified’, about the Serbian fighters responsible for some of the worst atrocities of the Kosovo war in 1999.

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BIRN Presents War Stories at Sarajevo Film Festival

The first ‘True Stories Market’ aimed at film and TV professionals at the Sarajevo Film Festival included three stories from BIRN relating to Bosnia and Herzegovina’s wartime past.

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BIRN Bosnia Becomes Sarajevo Film Festival Partner

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIRN BiH) will participate as a partner in the “Facing the Past” at this year’s Sarajevo Film Festival.

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