About 20 journalists and representatives from civil society held a debate on May 21 in Skopje on good governance in Macedonia.
A Belgrade based far right group has requested that all the country's NGOs and media funded from abroad, including BIRN, be labelled as "foreign agents", based on a Russian model.
Ten fellows from the region met in Skopje for the final seminar of the Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence.
After the election of new Board members in November 2011, BIRN’s new Board and Steering Committee met for the first time in Belgrade from July 6 to July 8.
The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, BIRN, is a group of editors, journalism trainers and reporters, dedicated to creating a strong, professional, independent media in Southeast Europe as an essential component of developing democracy and a market economy in the Balkans.
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