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Who leads the LDK?

Who leads the LDK?

The death of Kosovo’s president Ibrahim Rugova created several vacuums in Kosovo’s political scene – not least in the Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK), the party that he led for 16 years.

The Quality of Studies at Pristina University

The Quality of Studies at Pristina University

The quality of study programmes and the current administrative mess at the University of Pristina, UP, were discussed at a BIRN-organised debate at the university's Philosophical Faculty.

The Da Vinci Code

The Da Vinci Code

The BIRN-organised "Life in Kosovo" TV debate show, which is rapidly becoming the most popular current affairs programme in the territory, this week took a break from analysing news to examine Kosovars' reaction to the bestselling novel the Da Vinci Code and the recently-aired film based on the book.

Debate on Kosovo's Economic Development

Debate on Kosovo’s Economic Development

On 7 June, BIRN Kosovo broadcasted a debate that dealt with Kosovo's economic development.

How to Report From Courts Project Ends

How to Report From Courts Project Ends

The "How To Report From The Courts" project of BIRN Bulgaria successfully ended last week, with participants producing more than 30 articles.
Nerma Jelacic Takes Part in an Expert Panel in the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Nerma Jelacic Takes Part in an Expert Panel in the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina

BIRN BiH director, Nerma Jelacic, took part in an expert panel at a training session of young Bosnian lawyers in the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina on May 20.

Nerma Jelacic Speeks at Budapest Conference

Nerma Jelacic Speeks at Budapest Conference

BIRN BiH director, Nerma Jelacic, was a speaker at an international conference in Budapest on May 17.

OSF Will Support BIRN BiH Justice Project

OSF Will Support BIRN BiH Justice Project

BIRN BiH is pleased to announce that Open Society Fund in Sarajevo will support its ongoing Justice project.

Publication inspires humanitarian action

Publication inspires humanitarian action

"Zepa marks anniversary alone", a feature produced by BIRN's trainees on the tenth anniversary of the fall of the former enclave in July 2005, has prompted members of the public provide humanitarian support for people featured in the story.
BIRN Receives One Year Support From the Netherlands

BIRN Receives One Year Support From the Netherlands

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network has received one-year support from the Netherlands. The grant is aimed to help BIRN to create a network of journalists across the Balkans, capable of probing and analysing key transition issues and the process of European integration for policy-makers and the public at large.

Gordana Igric Panelist at Oxford University

Gordana Igric Panelist at Oxford University

Executive Director of the BIRN Regional Network Gordana Igric was a panelist in a discussion on Mitrovica and the final status of Kosovo at St Anthony's College, Oxford University.

BIRN documentary screened at LSE

BIRN documentary screened at LSE

The screening of the BIRN TV documentary Does Anyone Have a Plan at the prestigious London School of Economics on May 8 generated a lively discussion on Kosovo's final status.

Gordana Igric is the new Executive Director of the BIRN Regional Network from June 1st.

Gordana Igric is the new Executive Director of the BIRN Regional Network from June 1st.

Gordana, who founded BIRN during her tenure as Balkan Programme Manager at IWPR, will move from her current position as BIRN's Editorial and Development Director to the position of BIRN Regional Network Director.

BIRN Attended Conference on Sexual Violence in War

BIRN Attended Conference on Sexual Violence in War

BIRN staff members Gordana Igric, Ana Petruseva and Jeta Xharra attended a seminar on "Sexual Violence in War" organised by the Dart Centre Europe in Brussels on June 21.