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Life in Kosovo Documentary on Gender Issues

Life in Kosovo Documentary on Gender Issues

The BIRN-organised televised show Life in Kosovo will present “Whose Security?”, a documentary exploring how women in Kosovo have been affected by war and how they now perceive the notion of peace and security in their day-to-day lives.

BIRN Serbia Director Dragana Nikolic Solomon Takes Up OSCE Post

BIRN Serbia Director Dragana Nikolic Solomon Takes Up OSCE Post

Dragana Nikolic Solomon, BIRN Serbia director and editor, is to take up a new
post as Chief of the Media Department at the OSCE mission in Belgrade.
Vacancy for an editor/trainer at BIRN Serbia

Vacancy for an editor/trainer at BIRN Serbia

Requirements:

– Extensive experience in print and/or internet journalism – in particular editing – with an international news focus
– Knowledge of international standards of journalism
– Excellent knowledge of English and ability to edit in English
– Interest in investigative journalism
– Experience in training journalists is an asset

BIRN Romania debate on Hadareni region

BIRN Romania debate on Hadareni region

A BIRN-Romania organised TV debate on the future of the multi-ethnic region
of Hadareni was broadcast on Romanian public television, TVR, on January 4.
BIRN Debates Big Hit with Viewers

BIRN Debates Big Hit with Viewers

In its special New Year’s edition, Koha Ditore, Kosovo’s daily newspaper, ran a short review of the Life in Kosovo debates, saying the show is the “most watched TV programme in Kosovo after the Latin-American soap-operas”.

Reactions to BIRN Debate on Religion

Reactions to BIRN Debate on Religion

A storm of comment was provoked by the BIRN-organised “Life in Kosovo” debate on Islam. Over 70 emails were sent to BIRN after the television show was aired on December 8.

BIRN Contributor Commended for Reporting on Corruption

BIRN Contributor Commended for Reporting on Corruption

Arbana Xharra, a BIRN contributor, won first prize in a journalism competition organised by Kosovo’s Anti-Corruption Agency, AKA, the UN Development Programme, UNDP, and the OSCE mission in Kosovo, on December 11.

Justice Report Editor Receives Recognition

Justice Report Editor Receives Recognition

BIRN Justice Report editor Nidzara Ahmetasevic was honoured at an Italian journalism award ceremony in Rome on December 12.

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.