BIRN Hub, registered in Bosnia and Herzegovina, implements multi-annual media development programmes across the Balkans, designs and controls the implementation of commercial activities implemented by BIRN Ltd, the company registered in Belgrade, works on capacity-building of the network as a whole and ensures that the Network Regulation Rules, signed between members and the Hub, are upheld.

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Programme: Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence

The programme provides opportunity for investigating and reporting about topics and issues with regional and European dimensions.

The fellowship provides editorial guidance, training and adequate funding to 10 selected applicants In 2013, the Fellowship Programme topic is Integrity.

Read more about the programme's profile on BIRN.eu.com >>

Visit the Fellowship web site >>

Programme: Regional Reporting on Transitional Justice Issues

The programme aims to contribute to the reconciliation process in the region by raising awareness of transitional justice issues among the citizens of the former Yugoslav republic.

Read more about the programme on BIRN.eu.com

Visit Balkan Transitional Justice on BalkanInsight.com, a multilanguage web site with news, analysis, opinion and podcasts about transitional justice issues in the region >>

Board Members


Ana Petruševa

Country Director, Macedonia

Per Byman

Secretary-General, Radiohjälpen, Sweden

Robert Bierman

Chief Revenue Officer of News Deeply

Stefan Lehne

Visiting Scholar, Carnegie Europe

Steve Crawshaw

Secretary General, Amnesty International

Tim Judah

Journalist, The Economist

Wolfgang Petritsch

Chair, Board of the European Cultural Foundation