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28 January 15 role-of-media-in-post-conflict-societies

Role of media in post-conflict societies

BIRN BiH participated at the Peace Academy for ten Ukrainian journalists and activists in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), organized by Do No Harm: Fostering Conflict - Sensitivity in Southern and Eastern Ukraine programme.

26 January 15

BIRN Albania Launches Call for Investigative Reports on Justice

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania launched a call for investigative stories on February 26st.

24 January 15 birn-files-complaint-against-informer-for-its-reporting

BIRN Files Complaint Against Informer for its Reporting

BIRN has filed a complaint against Informer newspaper before the Complaints Commission of the Serbian Press Council following the paper’s reporting on BIRN’s investigation into the Tamnava mine.

21 January 15 birn-albania-holds-roundtable-on-justice

BIRN Albania Holds Roundtable on Justice

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network Albania organised a roundtable on January 20th in Tirana, bringing together journalists and civil society organisations working in the field of justice and the rule of law.

13 January 15 birn-kosovo-wins-three-awards-in-december

BIRN Kosovo Wins Three Awards in December

BIRN Journalists win UNDP awards for war against corruption and KOMF award for best report on children rights

23 December 14 birn-hub-signs-five-year-agreement-with-sida

BIRN Hub signs five-year agreement with Sida

BIRN Hub, as the BIRN Network’s umbrella organisation, this month signed a five-year agreement with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) on core support for implementing cross-regional programmes and enhancing the capacity of the Network.

16 December 14 the-new-school-screening-of-the-silent-scream

The New School screening of “The Silent Scream”

The Silent Scream, a documentary about survivors of wartime sexual violence, produced by Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIRN BiH), was screened at The New School for Public Engagement, in New York.

12 December 14 birn-fellowship-alumni-meet-in-belgrade

BIRN Fellowship Alumni Meet in Belgrade

Past participants in the Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence from all over the Balkans came to Belgrade from November 28-29 for the annual BFJE Award Academy and to take part in parallel alumni sessions that enabled them to exchange experiences, discuss new ideas and present their latest projects.

10 December 14 birn-launches-invisible-art-project-in-belgrade

BIRN Launches ‘Invisible Art’ Project in Belgrade

Journalists from across the Balkans gathered in Belgrade from December 5 to 6 to discuss the contemporary Balkan art scene and have their stories commissioned for BIRN’s ‘Invisible Art’ project, supported by the Prince Claus Fund.

10 December 14 birn-journalists-win-undp-award-for-anti-corruption-reporting

BIRN Journalists Win UNDP Award for Anti-corruption Reporting

BIRN journalists Parim Olluri and Petrit Collaku were awarded the first prize for an online story by the United Nations Development Programme and the Journalists Association of Kosovo. 

5 December 14 the-silent-scream-screened-at-the-harriman-institute-in-new-york

"The Silent Scream" screened at the Harriman Institute in New York

BIRN BiH’s new documentary "The Silent Scream" was screened to a group of students studying human rights in the western Balkans at the Harriman Institute at the Columbia University in New York.

4 December 14 new-birn-project-explores-balkans-alternative-culture

New BIRN Project Explores Balkans’ Alternative Culture

‘Invisible Art’, a new project from the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, will be launched with a regional meeting of participating journalists in Belgrade.

3 December 14 the-silent-scream-opens-in-brcko-district-and-zenica

'The Silent Scream' Opens in Brcko District and Zenica

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIRN BiH) in co-operation with the Centre for Post-Conflict Research, the OSCE Mission to BiH, and the British Embassy presented the International Protocol on Documentation and Investigation of Sexual Violence in Conflict, and 'The Silent Scream' documentary to stakeholders in Brcko District and Zenica last week.

2 December 14 last-round-of-meetings-with-judiciary-and-media-representatives

Last Round of Meetings with Judiciary and Media Representatives

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIRN BiH) held the last of its annual countrywide round of meetings with representatives of the media and judiciary in Banja Luka, Brcko and Sarajevo last week.

30 November 14 birn-fellowship-first-prize-goes-to-jeta-abazi

BIRN Fellowship First Prize Goes to Jeta Abazi

The top prize in the 2014 Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence has been awarded to Jeta Abazi, journalist from Kosovo at a closing ceremony held in Belgrade, on Friday.

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