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Elections Complaint Panel Approves 27 Complaints by BIRN and Internews Kosova

Elections Complaint Panel Approves 27 Complaints by BIRN and Internews Kosova

BIRN and Internews Kosova monitors closely monitored political entities during the campaigning period for the upcoming local elections on October

The Windy Municipality

What do the citizens of Istog expect from their new mayor? There are five candidates running for the position of

The Problems of the Serbian Majority Municipalities after October 22

As part of the #RealDebates, the candidates for the municipalities with Serbian majority have presented their plans and have discussed

Skenderaj Dreams of Development

What are the problems that the next mayor of Skenderaj will face after October 22? Waste, drinking water, traffic jams,

This Year, for the Third Time in a Row, BIRN Kosovo and Internews Kosova’s Complaints Result in Fines for Political Entities

On October 20th, 2017, Kosovo’s Elections Complaints and Appeals Panel, ECAP, imposed  fines worth a total of 20,150 thousand euros

BIRN’s Weapons Investigation Wins Online Poll

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network’s investigative story The Pentagon's $2.2 Billion Soviet Arms Pipeline Flooding Syria has been selected as the best article by voters in a Forum on the Arms Trade online poll recognising exemplary reporting in articles published from July 1 to September 30, the organisers announced on Wednesday.

Novo Brdo, A Municipality with Tourist Potential but Few Investments

Will the future mayor of Novo Brdo manage to solve all of its problems? The Municipality of Novo Brdo is

Junik residents still rely on Deçan

What are the problems and challenges the next mayor of Junik will face? The municipality that preserves the ancient history
Gjilan’s Paradox – Empty Schools, Overcrowded Schools

Gjilan’s Paradox – Empty Schools, Overcrowded Schools

Will the future Mayor of Gjilan manage to solve all of these problems? The municipality of Gjilan, which has 90

The Lawless Municipality

For years, Prishtina has lacked a Law on the Capital. As a consequence, the city for years now has had

The City of Unemployment, Terrorism, and Politicization of Education

As part of its unsolved priorities, Mitrovica is faced with unemployment and politicization of education. Apart from poverty, the municipality

Lipjan: A municipality of contaminated waters

Will the future mayor of Lipjan address the residents’ grievances? In the population assessment conducted in 2012, the municipality of

Millionaire mayoral candidates race for Viti

Will the next Mayor of Viti manage to solve its problems? Four men are vying for the position of mayor

BIRN Kosovo and Internews Kosova’s Complaints Once Again Result in Fines for Political Entities

On October 17, 2017, Kosovo’s Elections Complaints and Appeals Panel, ECAP, delivered fines worth a total of 18 thousand euros

Life in Podujeva, with a Dream for Water

What do the citizens of Podujeva expect from their future mayor? The future mayor of Podujeva will struggle to solve