On July 10, Human Rights Watch published their report on war crimes prosecution in Bosnia and Herzegovina. “Still Waiting: Bringing Justice for War Crimes, Crimes against Humanity and Genocide in Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Cantonal and District Courts.”
The Hague _ Nerma Jelacic, the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network’s country director and editor in Bosnia and Herzegovina, is the new spokesperson for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia at The Hague, the court announced Tuesday.
The second edition of the “In Pursuit of Justice” handbook was launched on October 31 in Sarajevo.
The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs will continue to support BIRN Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Justice Report publication through to the end of 2008 after a new agreement was signed in August.
BIRN Bosnia and Herzegovina’s quest to expand the reach of Justice Report to rural and diaspora communities of Bosnia and Herzegovina received support in September from the OSCE mission in Sarajevo
A group of American students on a work and study visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina visited BIRN Bosnia and Herzegovina as part of their programme.
BIRN Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Justice programme has received support
from the Swiss ministry of foreign affairs for the third year running.
Nerma Jelacic, BIRN BiH director, has moderated the June 21 presentation and discussion of the population losses in Bosnia and Herzegovina war.
Over thirty economic experts and journalists attended a panel discussion Tuesday, June 19 on foreign investments in the Balkans, organised in Sarajevo by the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network.
What is a hedge fund? A leverage buyout? An ‘acid test’ ratio? How do bond yields work? Does business journalism have to be dry and boring?
An intensive three-day training event will bring together five economic journalists from Bosnia and Herzegovina and five of their colleagues from Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Macedonia and Serbia as part of a training and reporting project on economic dialogue between Bosnia and Herzegovina and its neighbours.
A panel discussion on regional economic cooperation organised by BIRN and the Foreign Investments Promotion Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, FIPA, will be held at the Radon Plaza Hotel, Sarajevo on June 19, 2007 at 13:00. The panel discussion – Competitors or Allies in Investments, will be preceded by a BIRN training and reporting event for economic journalists from Bosnia and Herzegovina and the surrounding region, supported by the British Embassy in Sarajevo.
Nidzara Ahmetasevic, Justice Report editor, spoke at the Court Presidents Conference organised by the High Judicial and Prosecutorial Council of BiH in Sarajevo on 27 and 28 April.
BIRN BiH will in March together with the Press Council visit four cities in Bosnia and Herzegovina in order to promote the new press code on journalistic ethics.
BIRN Bosnia and Herzegovina will hold a week long training seminar for 16 journalists from Uganda at the end of February.