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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.

29 November 14 opposing-opinions-at-premiere-of-the-silent-scream-in-banja-luka

Opposing Opinions at Premiere of 'The Silent Scream' in Banja Luka

The premiere of “The Silent Scream” documentary produced by BIRN BiH, provoked debate at the screening in Banja Luka on Monday, November 24 2014.

26 November 14 lack-of-support-discourages-rape-victims-in-herzegovina-from-speaking-up

Lack of Support Discourages Rape Victims in Herzegovina from Speaking Up

The non-governmental sector in Bosnia and Herzegovina should not be alone in carrying the weight of post-war trauma, it was said at the premiere of the film, “The Silent Scream”, in Mostar on Friday, November 21, 2014 .

26 November 14 curbing-power-a-regional-undp-conference

Curbing Power – A Regional UNDP Conference

BIRN Serbia and CINS (Center for Investigative Reporting of Serbia) are organising a conference entitled ‘Curbing Power’ about partnership and cooperation opportunities between investigative journalists and non-profit organisations in the oversight of public finances.

26 November 14 limitations-to-institutional-freedoms-the-case-of-the-apr

Serbia’s Business Registers Agency Urged to Protect Media

A BIRN Serbia debate was told that the Business Registers Agency must do more to protect the identities of investigative journalists using its archive to prevent them from being tracked and targeted.

25 November 14 birn-macedonia-launches-sixth-call-for-investigative-reports

BIRN Macedonia Launches Sixth Call for Investigative Reports

BIRN Macedonia, together with Centre for Investigative journalism - SCOOP Macedonia and the Centre for Civil Communications launched the fifth call for investigative stories on November 25th.

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

‘The Silent Scream’ Opens 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 Wednesday in Sarajevo.

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