Our flagship Fellowship programme is expanding.
Thirteen journalists, activists and researchers will spend the coming months exploring the many facets of radicalisation and media manipulation in the EU and neighbouring states as part of the second generation of Resonant Voices Fellows.
BIRN is proud to announce BIRD, a unique platform that provides investigative journalists with a set of invaluable tech tools and resources, as well as various types of assistance.
The 21 investigations selected for the 2018 EU awards all highlighted the way courageous journalists in the region continue to raise the bar and challenge cultures of secrecy, corruption and impunity.
Liberal-sounding access to information laws – vital for a free media – have yet to bring real transparency to the traditionally secretive countries of the Balkan region, a BIRN report shows.
Serbeze Haxhiaj, a journalist for the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, was given the 2019 Rexhai Surroi journalism prize for the best written work of the year on Monday.
BIRN has published an updated and improved version of its War Crimes Verdicts Map, an interactive tool that offers an overview of hundreds of court rulings on the crimes committed during the 1990s wars in the former Yugoslavia.
Romanian journalist Ani Sandu was awarded first prize for the 2019 Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence (BFJE) programme at a closing ceremony in Vienna on Friday.
The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network organised a study visit to institutions dealing with wartime crimes in The Hague to give ten journalists from the Balkans expert insights into transitional justice processes.
The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network and Impunity Watch are launching a new report examining gender equality, transitional justice and the role of the international community in former Yugoslav states.
BIRN has awarded grants to 20 journalists, historians, artists and activists for small projects exploring the archives of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and domestic courts in ex-Yugoslav countries that dealt with war crimes cases.
The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network is launching a Fund for Cross-border Investigative Stories covering countries in the Western Balkans.
A panel about threats, safety, legal protection, and other challenges facing female journalists in the Bosnia, organised by BIRN and OSCE Bosnia and Herzegovina, was held on Friday in Sarajevo, Bosnia.