News and Events

Application for BIRN Summer School 2018 in Romania opens

The BIRN Summer School for investigative journalism will be held from 19 to 25 of August this year in Romania.

BIRN Kosovo Reports on Progress of Corruption Cases

A conference organized by BIRN and Internews Kosova on March 28 presented a report with findings on the monitoring of judicial cases in Kosovo that have been targeted in connection with visa liberalization, and the procedures for each case.

BIRN Documentaries Recognised as Source for Educators

Devedesete.net, a website developed with historians from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro and Serbia, has named two films made by the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIRN BiH) as an important source about the history of the 1990s wars in the former Yugoslavia.

BIRN Albania Trains Reporters on Data in Health Journalism

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania held a two-day training session in Tirana on March 23rd to 24th, on transparency in health through data journalism.

BIRN Albania Trains Activists on Multimedia Techniques

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania held a training session on March 21st in Tirana on the use of multimedia techniques in media advocacy.

BIRN Macedonia Wins Investigative Reporting Award

BIRN Macedonia on Tuesday won second prize in the prestigious Nikola Mladenov award for investigative reporting.

BIRN Launches Call for Montenegrin Probes on Environment

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, partnered with the Centre for Investigative Journalism in Montenegro, is launching a call for investigative stories on the environment.

Innovative Journalism Techniques Training Held in Moldova

A training course entitled ‘Innovative Techniques for Quality Journalism’, organised by BIRN and the Independent Journalism Center in Moldova (IJC), was held on March 16-17 in Chisinau, Moldova.

A Family Affair – The myth of media pluralism in Albania

Media Ownership Monitor presented by RSF and BIRN Albania.

BIRN Participates in Media Policy Forum in Moldova

The Media Policy Forum was organised in Chisinau by Freedom House, the Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation and Internews, and co-sponsored by USAID, the Friedrich Naumann Foundation and BIRN.

BIRN Appoints Correspondent in Mitrovica, Kosovo

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN Hub) has appointed Milan Radonjic as its correspondent in the northern Kosovo town of Mitrovica to strengthen its reporting from the country.

BIRN Albania Holds Training on Media Advocacy

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania held a training session on March 10 in Tirana about media advocacy with young activists from grassroots and civil society organisations working to promote issues concerning minority rights, criminal justice reform and equal access to higher education.

BIRN Holds Project Management Training in Romania

BIRN Hub, the organisational entity that manages the network’s regional projects and coordinates its work, organized project management training for its members in Bucharest, Romania, on March 2-4.

Hub Meeting Plots BIRN’s Future in Belgrade

BIRN Hub, the organisational entity that manages the network’s regional projects and coordinates work, met in Belgrade, Serbia, on February 24-25, to discuss achieved results, and plan future activities with its newly appointed Regional Director Marija Ristic.

BIRN Albania Opens Call for Data Driven Investigations

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania is opening a call for hard-hitting, data-driven investigative stories.