BIRN marked its first year of operation on November 9 with a reception at its Bosnia and Herzegovina office. Regional director Grodana Igric updated BIRN supporters and partners on the network’s achievements over the past twelve months.
Eight journalists from Serbia are traveling to London in mid-November to take part in a study programme focusing on reporting minority issues, which has been organised by the British Association for Central and Eastern Europe.
The BIRN documentary “Kosovo: Does Anyone Have a Plan?” was screened at the US Institute for Peace in Washington DC on October 27.
current affairs TV debate is now one of the most watched programmes in
The TV documentary Does Anyone Have a Plan, produced by BIRN, was screened at the Harriman Institute at Columbia University in New York on October 23.
activities, BIRN organised two-day workshop on October 4 and 5.
Media Im Pakt has donated funds to assist BIRN in preparing for the launch of a business newsletter, which will be available to readers on a subscription basis next year. BIRN is currently identifying local journalists and commentators to contribute to the publication.
Ethnic Diversity on October 21-22 in Miercurea Ciuc (central Romania).
investment scene, Balkan Investment Insider, by filling out this questionnaire
. A fortnightly, subscription-based
newsletter, this unique title – drawing on the expertise of local economics
and financial analysts – will focus on opportunities and risks in the region.
Gordana Igric , BIRN Regional Network Director, Jeta Xharra BIRN Kosovo Director and Nerma Jelacic, BIRN Bosnia and Herzegovina Director will attend the screening of “Does Anyone Have a Plan?”, BIRN’s documentary on Kosovo status issues in New York and Washington.
In the space of five days, four bombs went off in Kosovo, three targeting senior members of the Democratic League of Kosovo, LDK, the biggest political party here.
RTK, Pristina, September 22, 2006
BIRN Serbia is holding a panel discussion “Political Fallout and Future of Sandzak”, at the Media Centre Belgrade, on Tuesday, October 3, 2006 , at 14:00.
local project, won honorary mentions in a journalism contest organized
by the Romanian Center for Resources for Roma Communities for fair
reporting on Roma issues. The two reporters are both regular
contributors to Divers (www.divers.ro),
a weekly online publication covering ethnic minorities issues, edited
by BIRN Romania with financial support from the Ethnic Diversity
Resource Center in Cluj, Romania.
analytical journalism on September 20-21 in Sofia. It will be part of a
long-term course for Roma journalists-in-training organized by the