The 10 reporters selected for this year’s Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence refined their story plans and honed their professional skills at a seminar in Vienna last week.
BIRN Serbia and Pro Concept held their fifth national budget forum at the National Assembly in Belgrade on 27 November, where panelists and participants offered their opinions and debated the proposed 2014 budget and the projected outcomes of the Serbian administration’s budgetary policy.
BIRN’s new road-movie documentary about young people and the legacy of war, The Majority Starts Here, was screened in the Serbian capital for the first time.
BIRN's work in the field of war crimes prosecutions and transitional justice in Bosnia and Herzegovina features several times in a new book by Sarajevo-based law professor and human rights activist Goran Simic.
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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