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10 July 14 birn-macedonia-wraps-up-workshops-linking-journalists-and-ngos

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.

9 July 14 birn-kosovo-presents-report-on-access-to-public-documents

BIRN Kosovo Presents Report on Access to Public Documents

Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN Kosovo) published its report on access to the public documents on Monday. 

4 July 14 missing-you

“Missing you…” Premieres in Sarajevo

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Bosnia and Herzegovina premiered its first feature documentary film entitled “Missing you…” at Sarajevo’s Meeting Point Cinema last night. The film addresses the difficulty that families have to face on their quest to find their missing loved ones.

4 July 14 birn-legal-adviser-lectures-on-media-law

BIRN Legal Adviser Lectures on Media Law

BIRN’s legal advisor, Flutura Kusari, gave a lecture on media law at Prishtina School of Politics on June 2.

26 June 14

Legal Advisor Gives Journalists Primer on Document Access

BIRN Kosovo legal advisor, Flutura Kusari, attended a roundtable in Gjakova titled “Ethics and Professionalism in Media” on June 26.

23 June 14 birn-fellowship-alumnus-vlad-odobescu-wins-a-hubert-humphrey-fellowship

BIRN Fellowship Alumnus Vlad Odobescu Wins a Hubert Humphrey Fellowship

Vlad Odobescu, a Romanian investigative reporter and a participant in last year’s Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence, has won a Hubert Humphrey Fellowship in the United States.

23 June 14 birn-premieres-missing-persons-documentary

BIRN Premieres Missing Persons Documentary

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIRN BiH) will present its latest documentary film dealing with the issue of missing persons entitled ‘Missing You…’ on July 3 at the Meeting Point Cinema in Sarajevo at 18.30pm.

20 June 14 birn-bih-at-london-summit

BIRN BiH at London Summit

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Bosnia and Herzegovina - BIRN BiH -  contributed to one of the largest campaigns ever launched against sexual violence in conflict, the Global Summit on Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict that took place in London 10-13 June.

19 June 14 majority-starts-here-shown-in-brussels

BIRN Screens Documentary Film in Brussels

BIRN's film 'The Majority Starts Here' was shown at the centre for European Policy Studies in Brussels on Wednesday.

16 June 14 birn-albania-launches-call-for-environmental-investigations

BIRN Albania Launches Call for Environmental Investigations

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania launched an open call on Monday for investigative stories on environmental issues.

13 June 14 birn-kosovo-managing-editor-discusses-elections-on-kosovo-serb-tv

BIRN Kosovo Managing Editor Discusses Elections on Kosovo Serb TV

The Managing Editor of BIRN Kosovo, Muhamet Hajrullahu, was invited to Serbian-language TV station, RTV Puls, in Shillova, a village near Gjilan, to analyse the aftermath of recent parliamentary elections in Kosovo.


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'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.

11 June 14 birn-albania-holds-roundtable-on-environment

BIRN Albania Holds Roundtable on Environment

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network Albania organised a roundtable on June 10 in Tirana bringing together journalists with civil society organisations working on environmental issues.

4 June 14 birn-bih-hosts-events-at-sexual-violence-summit

BIRN BiH Hosts Events at Sexual Violence Summit

BIRN Bosnia and Herzegovina will host several events in the Fringe Exhibition Area at Excel London during the Global Summit on Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict from June 10-12.

4 June 14

BIRN BiH Supports Wartime Sexual Violence Victims

BIRN BiH, along with several other non-governmental organization from across Bosnia and Herzegovina, has joined a network dedicated to helping victims of wartime sexual violence to testify before the courts.

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