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BIRN Opens Office in Albania

BIRN Opens Office in Albania

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network has appointed Kristina Voko as country director of its newly established office in Albania, which officially opens in April 2014.

Balkan Fellowship Shortlisted for European Press Prize

Balkan Fellowship Shortlisted for European Press Prize

The editor of the Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence, Neil Arun, has been shortlisted for the European Press Prize 2013.

BIRN seeks country director for Albania

BIRN seeks country director for Albania

BIRN is seeking an energetic and resourceful person to become Country Director of BIRN Albania, based in Tirana.

BIRN Fellowship Alumnus Selvije Bajrami Wins Journalism Prize

BIRN Fellowship Alumnus Selvije Bajrami Wins Journalism Prize

Bajrami was awarded in December in the UN Development Programme in Kosovo’s eighth annual Awards for Best Journalistic Stories that contribute to the fight against corruption in Kosovo.

Two Awards for BIRN Fellowship Alumna Arbana Xharra

Two Awards for BIRN Fellowship Alumna Arbana Xharra

Arbana Xharra, editor of Kosovo daily Zeri and an alumna of the Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence, was given two awards in December for her journalistic work during 2013.

Apply Now for 2014 Fellowship

Apply Now for 2014 Fellowship

Your chance to investigate cross-border stories about GENERATIONS with funded research, travel expenses, career development seminars and publishing arrangements in international media.

BIRN Macedonia Holds Promotion For Balkan Fellowship

BIRN Macedonia Holds Promotion For Balkan Fellowship

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network office in Macedonia on December 25 organized a reception to promote the 2013 Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence.

Balkan Fellowship wraps up for 2013

Balkan Fellowship wraps up for 2013

The 2013 edition of the Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence has concluded with panel discussions and an awards ceremony in Zagreb.

Romanian Reporter Wins 2013 Balkan Fellowship Award

Romanian Reporter Wins 2013 Balkan Fellowship Award

The top prize in the 2013 Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence has been awarded to Vlad Odobescu, a Romanian reporter who described how his country’s politicians have bounced back from corruption investigations.

Journalists meet to discuss cross border investigations

Journalists meet to discuss cross border investigations

Journalists received bespoke investigative training as they prepared major cross-border stories into crime and corruption in the Balkans.

Romanian Superscrieri 2013 Awards Two Fellows

Romanian Superscrieri 2013 Awards Two Fellows

Romania’s national journalistic competition Superscrieri has given awards to Elena Stancu and Vlad Odobescu, both fellows this year of the Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence.

Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence awards ceremony to be held in Zagreb

Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence awards ceremony to be held in Zagreb

Participants in this year’s Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence will meet for their final seminar and awards ceremony in Zagreb, Croatia from December 11-14.

EU to Judge Serbia on War Crimes Prosecutions

EU to Judge Serbia on War Crimes Prosecutions

During its EU membership negotiations, Serbia will be assessed on how well it has dealt with war crimes cases, European Commission official Pierre Mirel told a BIRN conference.

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BIRN Debates Role of Transitional Justice in Serbia’s EU Talks

As part of its Balkan Transitional Justice project, BIRN is holding a one-day conference on November 14 in Belgrade to examine what part the issue of transitional justice will play in Serbia’s forthcoming membership negotiations with the European Union.

Belgraders pack cinema to see BIRN documentary

Belgraders pack cinema to see BIRN documentary

About 200 people attended the screening on October 31 of BIRN’s Balkan road-movie documentary ‘The Majority Starts Here’ in Belgrade.