BIRN Serbia and Montenegro held a two-day workshop on investigative reporting on 29-30 October in Nis for Serbian and Albanian journalists from South Serbia.
BIRN Kosovo aired the first in its series of TV debates, “Life in Kosovo,” on October 19 on the public service station RTK.
IRN Macedonian started its International Standards Reporting course in Skopje on October 17 with six trainees who were selected after testing.
BIRN BiH’s series of Transitional Justice events for civil society leaders continued last week with a round-table debate in Brcko on October 29.
BIRN BiH is organising a conference on November 10 entitled “In Pursuit of Justice: An overview of progress in the transitional justice system of BiH”.
Work continues on BIRN’s documentary film project, which explores the regional context for, and consequences of, determining Kosovo’s final status.
BIRN was a guest at a regional investigative journalism conference in Budapest on 27-30 October.
The findings of a major investigative report in the September 30 launch issue of Balkan Insight received important confirmation last week, as an official investigation began into six employees of the Serbian interior ministry and three former policemen.
B92 will host journalists who have undergone BIRN training, with a view
to providing them with further work experience and enhancing minority and
provincial perspectives in national broadcasting.
A discussion on Kosovo’s future at St Antony’s College, Oxford University, opened on 8 December with a screening of the first debate in BIRN’s “Life in Kosovo” TV series, in which a number of high profile politicians answered citizens’ questions on final status negotiations.
held in Sofia at the end of November, entitled "European Integration
of the Balkan (SEE) States and the Media".
The Norwegian Embassy in Sarajevo has generously provided BIRN BiH with funding to launch the next phase of its Justice Project.
BIRN BiH will this month publish its manual on the War Crimes Chamber in Sarajevo.
coverage of war crimes issues in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2005.
the Balkan region and investigative and economic reporting to form part
of its growing pool of freelancers working on Balkan Insight.