News from BIRN


BIRN Macedonia Wraps up Workshops Linking Journalists and NGOs

BIRN Macedonia in partnership with the Center for Civil Communication has concluded a series of ten workshops aimed at boosting cooperation between journalists and the NGO sector.


'Kingdom of Coal' Screened in 'Green' Open Air Cinema in Mitrovica

Kingdom of Coal, directed by Antoneta Kastrati and Casey Cooper Johnson (Crossing Bridges Production) and produced by Jeta Xharra (BIRN Kosovo), was screened in the sixth edition of the 'Green' Open Air Cinema in Mitrovica.


BIRN Serbia Holds Fifth National Budget Forum

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 Launches Balkan Road-Movie Documentary

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.

People in the BIRN Network


Matthew Collin

BIRN Regional
Editor, Balkan Transitional Justice

Jeta Xharra

BIRN Kosovo
Country Director

Anisa Sućeska-Vekić

BIRN Bosnia and Herzegovina
Country Director

Dragana Žarković Obradović

BIRN Serbia
Country Director

Gordana Andrić

Belgrade Insight Managing Editor

Gordana Igrić

BIRN Regional
Regional Network Director

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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