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BIRN Albania Holds MOJO Training for Students and Young Journalists

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania held a two-day training on October 4 and October 5 in Tirana for journalism students and young journalists, on mobile journalism, MOJO.

BIRN Albania Holds ‘MOJO’ Training for Local Journalists

The Balkan Investigative Reporting in Albania held a two-day training on October 2 and 3 in Tirana on Mobile Journalism, MOJO, for local journalists.

BIRN Albania Opens Call for Documentary Film

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania invites local production companies from Albania to send proposals for a feature-length documentary on the topics of demographic changes, migration and youth.

EU Awards Three Best Investigative Stories From Albania

Three investigative stories on Tuesday were awarded the EU Award for Investigative Journalism, as the best stories from Albania in 2020.

BIRN Albania Presents Its Social Media Research Findings

On July 27th, BIRN Albania held a consultation session with civil society organisations in Tirana, to present the findings of its research on the use of social media by political actors and entities during the campaign for the April 25th parliamentary elections.

BIRN Albania Holds Regional Info Sessions with Civil Society, Journalists

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania over the last three weeks held three regional information sessions for civil society activists and journalists on its EU-funded project, “Using Big Data and Multimedia to Boost Quality and Independent Journalism in Albania”, which is co-financed by the European Union and the Swedish government and implemented by BIRN Albania.

BIRN Albania Holds Training Event on Public Inspectorates

On July 7-8 in Tirana, the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania, BIRN Albania, held a two-day training session on public inspectorates.

BIRN Albania Holds Training on Court and Crime Reporting

On July 9, the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania, BIRN Albania, held a one-day session training on court and crime reporting.

Open Call for EU Investigative Journalism Award for 2021 in Albania

Applications are now open for submission of investigative articles from Albania for the annual EU Investigative Journalism Award.

BIRN Albania Opens Call for Investigations on Justice System

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania launched a call for investigative stories on May 17, offering grants for three journalists to produce articles on topics related to justice sector.

BIRN Albania Holds Roundtable on Justice Topics to Investigate

On National Justice Day, May 10, the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, BIRN, in Albania, held a roundtable on Zoom between journalists and civil society organisations

BIRN Albania-Supported Journalists Win Investigative Award

The OSCE Presence in Albania has given Rashela Shehu and Fiori Sinoruka its award for the best investigative story for 2020 for their investigation into the impact of the lack of financing of scientific research on Albania’s public universities.

BIRN Albania Launches New Database on PPP Contracts

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania on December 21st published a comprehensive database on Public Private Partnership Contracts in Albania.

BIRN Albania and Swedish Embassy Hold Digital Integrity Debate

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania, together with the Swedish Embassy in Tirana, organised an online debate on December 11 that brought together together local, regional and international experts to discuss digital rights violations.

BIRN Albania Wins Integrity Award from Chamber of Commerce

The International Chamber of Commerce in Albania has recognized BIRN Albania for its media and journalism as part of its “Integrity Week” activities.

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