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Open Call: Sub-Grants to Support Local Media Outlets in Albania

Open Call: Sub-Grants to Support Local Media Outlets in Albania

BIRN Albania is launching an open call for sub-grants in support of local media outlets in Albania (NGOs), which will provide them with technical, editorial and financial resources to report independently, ethically and in a gender-balanced way.
BIRN Albania Holds Workshop on Women’s Representation in Online and Social Media in Elections

BIRN Albania Holds Workshop on Women’s Representation in Online and Social Media in Elections

On Tuesday May 28 the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania held a workshop in Tirana on women’s representation in online and social media during electoral campaigns.
BIRN Albania Screens Documentary on Sexual Harassment

BIRN Albania Screens Documentary on Sexual Harassment

Premiere of Body of Shame, which challenges the societal norms that blame victims of sexual abuse, kicks off week of Women’s Rights Activism.
‘New Wave’, BIRN Albania’s Documentary on Migration, Screened in Tirana

‘New Wave’, BIRN Albania’s Documentary on Migration, Screened in Tirana

New film explores push factors behind latest migration wave from Albania toward the European Union and Britain.
BIRN Albania Wins Landmark FOI Case

BIRN Albania Wins Landmark FOI Case

Verdict forces Qualification Commission to reveal name of private sponsor who paid for vetting institutions staff’s weekend retreat in luxury resort.
BIRN Albania Publishes Manual on Environmental Advocacy in Albania

BIRN Albania Publishes Manual on Environmental Advocacy in Albania

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania has published a manual on environmental advocacy for activists in the country.
BIRN Albania Publishes Handbook for Journalists Reporting on the Environment

BIRN Albania Publishes Handbook for Journalists Reporting on the Environment

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania has published a new handbook for journalists in the country on how to report on environment and climate change.
BIRN Albania Opens Call for Investigations on Human Rights Abuses

BIRN Albania Opens Call for Investigations on Human Rights Abuses

BIRN Albania launched a call for investigative stories on November 10, offering grants for three journalists to produce articles on human rights abuses in Albania.
BIRN Albania Holds Roundtable on Human Rights

BIRN Albania Holds Roundtable on Human Rights

On November 7, the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania held a roundtable on the state of human rights in the country.
BIRN Albania Holds Trainings on Environmental Advocacy

BIRN Albania Holds Trainings on Environmental Advocacy

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania on September 27 and 29 held two trainings for civil society organisations and activists in Shkodra and Kukes.
EU Awards for Best Investigative Journalism in Albania Announced

EU Awards for Best Investigative Journalism in Albania Announced

On September 21 in Europe House in Tirana, the winners of the EU Awards for Investigative Awards for Investigative Journalism in Albania were announced.
BIRN Albania and SCiDEV Present Studies on Disinformation, Propaganda and Fake News

BIRN Albania and SCiDEV Present Studies on Disinformation, Propaganda and Fake News

Reports on Russian, Chinese and Iranian propaganda welcomed by EU ambassador in Tirana who calls for a renewed emphasis on ethical journalism

BIRN Albania Holds Roundtable on Human Rights in the Digital Sphere

BIRN Albania Holds Roundtable on Human Rights in the Digital Sphere

Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania on June 27 held a virtual roundtable with 30 journalists and representatives of local civil society organisations to discuss human rights in the digital sphere in Albania.
BIRN Albania Holds Training on Digital Rights for Journalists

BIRN Albania Holds Training on Digital Rights for Journalists

BIRN Albania organized a training on Digital Rights for Journalists on June 15-17 in Durres, Albania. The training was designed to shed light on digital rights violations and equip journalists with skills and tools to cover stories stemming from this increasingly important topic.
BIRN Holds Training on Environmental Journalism in Northern Albania

BIRN Holds Training on Environmental Journalism in Northern Albania

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania on June 7 held a training on environmental journalism in the city of Shkodra.