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Call for Registration: Online Training on Gender-Sensitive Reporting

Belgrade-based NGO Atina, together with the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, is organising an online training courses focusing on gender-sensitive reporting on human trafficking and violence against women.

BIRN Macedonia Publishes ‘Media Uncovered’ Database

New database will give the public essential information about the media on which they rely for current events and developments in the country and worldwide.

BIRN Presents Interactive Publication Within Local Journalism – European Perspectives Project

Learning and incorporating experiences from journalists from the region and beyond will help local media overcome difficulties they face that would otherwise be insurmountable, panelists told a BIRN debate.

Platform B: Resilience of Local Media – What Can We Learn From the Region and Beyond?

Together with our partners, BIRN is continuing its series of online and offline events aimed at amplifying the voices of strong and credible individuals and organisations in the region that promote the core values of democracy, such as civic engagement, independent institutions, transparency and rule of law.

Women in Balkan Newsrooms: We’re Not a Monolithic Group

BIRN Platform B debate on Friday heard that, in a context of very diverse experiences, taking a “one-size-fits-all approach” towards fixing the issues women journalists face in the region is not practical.

Platform B – Women in Newsrooms: Perspectives on Equity, Diversity and Resilience

Event series by Balkan Investigative Reporting Network and partners

EU Investigative Journalism Awards Presented in Bosnia

Winning stories focused on respirators’ scandal, a vote-selling scam in Brcko and fake charities soliciting money for non-existent humanitarian work.

Online Violence Against Women Must Not Be Tolerated, Debate Told

Women who work in the public arena in the Western Balkans are regularly targeted by online threats, insults and false accusations, and existing laws must be enforced to protect them, said panelists at a BIRN debate.

BIRN Presents Online Platform on China’s Activities in Western Balkans

BIRN’s new interactive map pinpoints China’s growing business presence in the region – which experts say media and civil society need to focus on more.

‘Last Despatches’ Exhibition Commemorates Balkan War Reporters

BIRN opened an exhibition in Sarajevo and published a new book commemorating the journalists and media workers who were killed during and just after the 1990s wars in the former Yugoslavia.

BIRN Hosts Series of Events in Sarajevo

BIRN Open House is a series of events in Sarajevo hosted by the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, focusing on issues such as media freedom, justice, accountability, memory and digital rights.

Platform B: China in the Balkans – Transparency Locked

Event series by Balkan Investigative Reporting Network and partners

Call for Registration: Online Training on Gender-Sensitive Reporting

Belgrade-based NGO Atina, together with the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, is launching a series of online training courses focusing on gender-sensitive reporting on human trafficking and violence against women.

Women in Balkan Media ‘Must Speak Out’ Against Sexual Harassment

Media organisations in the Balkans should have proper regulations on sexual harassment and gender-based abuses, and media workers should speak out and support female colleagues if they are targeted, journalists told a BIRN debate.

EU Awards Presented for Best Investigative Journalism in North Macedonia

Winning stories tackled tragic fate of Balkan lynx, pandemic profiteers and over-employment in a government ministry.

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