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Nis Workshop for Albanian and Serbian Journalists

Nis Workshop for Albanian and Serbian Journalists

An editorial workshop for six journalists from South Serbia was held from December 8 to 10 at the Nis Media Centre, as part of BIRN’s ongoing Minority Training and Reporting project.

Nis Training

BIRN BiH to run media and war crimes training in Uganda

BIRN BiH to run media and war crimes training in Uganda

BIRN BiH is to extend its successful training model to journalists reporting war crimes issues to Uganda.

BIRN BiH director at war crimes conference in Banja Luka

BIRN BiH director at war crimes conference in Banja Luka

Nerma Jelačić, direktorica BIRN
BiH, učestvovala je na konferenciji o ratnim zločinima, održanoj 9. decembra
ove godine u Banja Luci.
BIRN Rapporteur at International Conference

BIRN Rapporteur at International Conference

BIRN was commissioned by the Grantmakers East Group, GEG, to monitor and report on its 11th annual meeting, held October 18-20 in Belgrade.

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Carla's List Premieres in Sarajevo

Carla’s List Premieres in Sarajevo

On November 30, BIRN BiH director Nerma Jelacic moderated a panel discussion following the premiere of Carla’s List, a documentary about the work of Carla Del Ponte, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY).

BIRN BiH Director in Bijeljina

BIRN BiH Director in Bijeljina

Nerma Jelacic, director of BIRN BiH, was a panelist on a live
television debate about dealing with the past in Bijeljina.

Nerma Jelacic on the Board of The Youth Initiative For Human Rights

Nerma Jelacic on the Board of The Youth Initiative For Human Rights

BIRN BiH director Nerma Jelacic was elected to the governing board of
the Youth Initiative for Human Rights (YIHR), a Belgrade-based
non-governmental organisation.

RFE Interview BIRN Kosovo Journalist

RFE Interview BIRN Kosovo Journalist

Krenar Gashi, BIRN Kosovo Assistant Editor, was interviewed by the Serbian programme of Radio Free Europe on a BIRN investigation into the illegal trade in passports.

BIRN Macedonia Trainees Complete "Success Stories" Workshop

BIRN Macedonia Trainees Complete “Success Stories” Workshop

Eight
young journalists from print and broadcast media in Macedonia attended a workshop
organised by the Office of Public Affairs of the US Embassy and BIRN Macedonia,
aimed at encouraging media to include more features and positive stories in
their output.

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"Life in Kosovo" Debates Kosovo Returnees

“Life in Kosovo” Debates Kosovo Returnees

The subject of people returning to their former
homes will feature in this week’s Life in Kosovo TV debate show to be broadcast
on Friday, 24 November 2006,
at 20.30, on Kosovo public television, RTK.

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BIRN Macedonia Organises Training Workshop

BIRN Macedonia Organises Training Workshop

BIRN Macedonia has selected eight trainees for a one-week workshop, organised by the Office of Public Affairs of the US Embassy and BIRN Macedonia on the theme of “Success Stories”. The training aims to encourage print and broadcast media to feature more interesting stories in their output.

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BIRN Interview with Holbrooke Broadcast on BHTV

BIRN Interview with Holbrooke Broadcast on BHTV

Bosnian television BHTV’s leading current affairs programme, Javna Tajna (Public Secret), broadcast BIRN’s interview with the former US Balkan envoy Richard Holbrooke on November 16.

"Life in Kosovo" Debate Second Mobile Telephone Operator in Kosovo

“Life in Kosovo” Debate Second Mobile Telephone Operator in Kosovo

The "Life in Kosovo" TV
debate discussed the tender for the second mobile phone operator in Kosovo.
BIRN Journalists Spend Time at Top Magazine

BIRN Journalists Spend Time at Top Magazine

Two BIRN correspondents from Montenegro, Bojana
Stanisic and Nikola Doncic, spent ten days in Belgrade, between November 3 to
14, attending an investigative journalism programme organised by the respected
weekly magazine Vreme.
BIRN Visit to South Serbia

BIRN Visit to South Serbia

BIRN held several meetings with local politicians, human rights activists, local media journalists and representatives of international organisations during a three-day visit to the South Serbia municipalities of Bujanovac, Presevo and Vranje.