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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.

Novi Sad students quiz BIRN on transitional justice

Novi Sad students quiz BIRN on transitional justice

Petar Subotin of the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network gave a lecture on journalism and transitional justice at the Jovan Jovanovic Zmaj high school in Novi Sad on Monday to coincide with the first screening of BIRN’s documentary The Majority Starts Here in the northern Serbian city that evening.  

BIRN Documentary Airs on Al Jazeera Balkans and TV Vijesti

BIRN Documentary Airs on Al Jazeera Balkans and TV Vijesti

The first episode of BIRN’s documentary series The Majority Starts Here was screened on Al Jazeera Balkans on Sunday evening.

BIRN Screens Youth and War Film in Novi Sad

BIRN Screens Youth and War Film in Novi Sad

After premieres in Skopje, Belgrade, Sarajevo, Zagreb and Pristina, BIRN’s new road-movie documentary The Majority Starts Here was screened in the Serbian city of Novi Sad.

Travel and Tolerance in Focus at BIRN Zagreb Premiere

Travel and Tolerance in Focus at BIRN Zagreb Premiere

Young people who appeared in BIRN’s new documentary The Majority Starts Here spoke at its Croatian premiere about what they learned about the 1990s conflicts on their cross-Balkan journey.

BIRN's 'Majority Starts Here' Greeted in Kosovo

BIRN’s ‘Majority Starts Here’ Greeted in Kosovo

BIRN’s new Balkan road-movie documentary, The Majority Starts Here, received a warm welcome at its premiere in Kosovo on Wednesday.

BIRN Series Airs on TV in Macedonia

BIRN Series Airs on TV in Macedonia

BIRN’s new documentary about young people and the legacy of war, ‘The Majority Starts Here’, premiered on Wednesday on TV in Macedonia.

BIRN Launches Balkan Road-Movie Documentary

BIRN Launches Balkan Road-Movie Documentary

BIRN’s new road-movie documentary about young people and the legacy of war, The Majority Starts Here, was screened in the Serbian capital for the first time.

BIRN Premieres Film on Youth and War

BIRN Premieres Film on Youth and War

Premieres begin this week of BIRN’s documentary film about six young people who make a journey of discovery across ex-Yugoslavia to see how conflict has shaped their generation.