This next Life in Kosovo show will discuss the controversial imposition of Value Added Tax, VAT, on NGOs.
Since January 1, 2007, many humanitarian organisations have been complaining that they are not able to bring humanitarian aid into Kosovo because of the high taxes.
An investigative journalism training workshop for 13 journalists was held in Belgrade from April 13-14, as a part of BIRN’s ongoing training courses and annual regional meeting.
BIRN held a panel discussion on Thursday, April 12 in Belgrade on the developing role of Southeast European countries as members of the international community.
A hand grenade exploded early on Saturday 14 April, outside the home of Dejan Anastasijevic, a prominent journalist with the Belgrade-based Vreme weekly, causing damage but no injuries, according to a police statement.
BIRN’s televised show Life in Kosovo, in its upcoming edition on April 6, will discuss economic issues and the problems Kosovo will face once its political status is determined.
meet in Belgrade on April 13-14 to undergo training, review ongoing projects and
make further editorial plans.
An investigative journalism training workshop for seven journalists was held in Montenegro from March 30 – April 1 in Podgorica, as part of BIRN’s ongoing Minority Training and Reporting project.
BIRN BiH will in March together with the Press Council visit four cities in Bosnia and Herzegovina in order to promote the new press code on journalistic ethics.
the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network between March 12 and 16.
BIRN and the International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia, ICTY, are organising two seminars on reporting about the work of the ICTY for journalists from Kosovo and Macedonia next week in Pristina and Skopje.
Staff and contributors from throughout the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network will meet from April 12 –15 in Belgrade.
The upcoming edition of BIRN’s Life in Kosovo TV show on March 23 will look at the return of refugees and displaced persons to the territory.
activities in Croatia. He is currently editor of
the business programme Novac on Croatia’s Nova TV, and
has previously covered war crimes trials in The Hague as well as domestic
politics for various Croatian and international media.
A new fellowship programme for young journalists in the Balkans was launched on 19 March 2007, giving ten reporters annually the chance to research in-depth articles for a special publication. The Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence is an initiative of the the Robert Bosch Stiftung and ERSTE Foundation, which will be run in cooperation with BIRN.