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20 November 14 birn-documentary-silent-scream-shown-in-sarajevo

‘The Silent Scream’ had its premiers in Sarajevo

‘The Silent Scream’, a documentary dedicated to the victims of wartime sexual violence, produced by the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIRN BiH) premiered on 19 Wednesday 2014 in Sarajevo.

20 November 14 international-protocol-to-deal-with-sexual-violence-in-conflict-launched-in-sarajevo

International Protocol To Deal With Sexual Violence in Conflict Launched in Sarajevo

The International Protocol on Documentation and Investigation of Sexual Violence in Conflict was launched today in Sarajevo. The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in BiH, a partner in the project, presented several testimonies of sexual violence survivors.

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‘The Silent Scream’ Premiers in Sarajevo

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIRN BiH) will on November 19 premier its latest documentary film dedicated to the victims of wartime sexual violence in Sarajevo, at the Business Center Unitic.

17 November 14 birn-bih-holds-judiciary-media-meeting-in-travnik

BIRN BiH Holds Judiciary-Media Meeting in Travnik

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network Bosnia and Herzegovina held the second of its annual countrywide round of meetings with representatives of the media and judiciary in Travnik on Wednesday.

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BIRN Fellowship to be Presented in Belgrade

For the eighth year in a row, 10 promising journalists from across the region will present the investigative reports they developed at part of BIRN’s annual Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence scheme.

14 November 14 big-deal-kosovo-serbia-agreements-implementation-halted

BIG DEAL: Kosovo-Serbia Agreements’ Implementation Halted

“Civilsed Monotony,” a new report on the implementation of Kosovo-Serbia agreements was launched today in Prishtina.

7 November 14 birn-documentary-sparks-debate-in-washington-dc

BIRN Documentary Sparks Debate in Washington DC

BIRN's latest documentary ‘The Majority Starts Here’ was given its Washington DC premiere at the National Press Club on November 3, sparking a debate about transitional justice and reconciliation processes in the Balkans.

7 November 14

BIRN BiH Brings Media and Judiciary Together

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network Bosnia and Herzegovina started its annual countrywide round of meetings with representatives of the media and judiciary in Zenica on Wednesday.

6 November 14 vesna-bjekic-longtime-pillar-of-birn-dies

Vesna Bjekic, Longtime Pillar of BIRN, Dies

A stalwart of our organisation since its foundation - and a much loved, respected and valued colleague - passed away on Wednesday.

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Project Financing of Media ‘a Challenge’ - BIRN Debate

Project financing is the way best way to distribute budget funds for the media – but the task will be a tough one, a BIRN conference on the New Media Economy heard in Belgrade on October 31.

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Albanian Press Praises BIRN Expose on Corruption

An investigation by BIRN Editor Lawrence Marzouk and local journalists in Albania and Serbia has received widespread republications and praise in the Albanian press and broadcast media.

28 October 14 birn-journalists-wins-undp-award-for-journalism-tackling-poverty

BIRN Journalists Wins UNDP Award for Journalism Tackling Poverty

BIRN journalists Nektar Zogjani and Tinka Kurti were awarded the first prize for online investigative journalism about poverty by UNDP and the Journalists Association of Kosovo. 

24 October 14 birn-albania-launches-call-for-investigative-reports-on-education

BIRN Albania Launches Call for Investigative Reports on Education

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania launched a call for investigative stories on October 23rd. 
The call is part of the program ‘Exposing Corruption in Albania,’ supported by th Open Society Foundation in Albania (OSFA), the Balkan Trust for Democracy (BTD) and the National Endowment for Democracy (NED).

23 October 14 new-webpage-unmasks-balkans-energy-sector

New Webpage Unmasks Balkans Energy Sector

Power Games, an unprecedented investigation into the murky world of energy deals in the Balkans, has been launched by the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network.

22 October 14 birn-albania-holds-roundtable-on-education

BIRN Albania Holds Roundtable on Education

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network Albania organised a roundtable on October 21st in Tirana, bringing together journalists with civil society organisations working in the field of education.

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