The Media Development Loan Fund generously granted assistance to BIRN at its February 19-22 board meeting, with legal expert Milan Lukic advising on corporate structuring to respond to BIRN’s strategic plans.
Following the final regional premiere of Does Anyone Have a Plan? on February 20 in Sarajevo, BIRN has received dozens of requests for special screenings and debates, as well as television broadcasts.
BIRN SaM has successfully completed the implementation of the Democratic Transition and Reintegration in Serbia Project, fulfilling all the obligations and goals defined in the project proposal.
Seven articles were published on June 1, resulting from journalistic training for Kosovo minorities organized by BIRN SaM in northern Mitrovica in April.
Marian Chiriac, BIRN Romania director, was interviewed by Romanian public Television TVR's second channel TVR2.
In early May, excerpts from BIRN's latest documentary "Does Anyone Have a Plan?" were shown at a NATO conference in Skopje, which gathered political advisors from the Balkans to discuss regional issues.
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 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 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.
On 7 June, BIRN Kosovo broadcasted a debate that dealt with Kosovo's economic development.
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.
BIRN BiH director, Nerma Jelacic, was a speaker at an international conference in Budapest on May 17.