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21 August 14 serbian-tabloid-targets-birn-after-airline-revelations

Serbian Tabloid Targets BIRN after Airline Revelations

The pro-government tabloid ‘Informer’ has published a series of allegations about the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, following its investigation into a secret government contract with the UAE’s Etihad Airways.

8 August 14 pm-vows-response-after-birn-serbia-reveals-airline-deal

PM Vows Response After BIRN Serbia Reveals Airline Deal

Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic promised to publish the text of a previously confidential deal between Serbia and United Arab Emirates airline company Etihad Airways on Friday, a day after BIRN Serbia published an article revealing the content of the agreements that appear unfavourable for the country.

6 August 14 birn-albania-seeks-three-monitoring-experts-on-how-media-report-corruption

BIRN Albania Seeks Three Monitoring Experts on How Media Report Corruption

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania launched an open call on Wednesday for media monitoring experts for a study on how corruption is reported by local media outlets.

5 August 14 serbian-govt-falls-short-on-reform-pledges

Serbian Govt Falls Short on Reform Pledges

In its first 100 days, the Serbian government has only fulfilled a handful of the tasks it set itself when taking office, a new report by BIRN shows.

31 July 14 court-monitoring-report-2013

Court Monitoring Report 2013

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) in Kosovo published its sixth report on court monitoring for the January-December 2013 period.

29 July 14 birn-energy-investigation-makes-waves-in-albania

BIRN Energy Investigation Makes Waves in Albania

BIRN’s hard-hitting series of investigations into energy deals in Albania has generated widespread interest in the country.

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.

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