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BIRN Kicks off Green Energy Days With the Documentary ‘Poison in the Water, Poison in the Air’

On Monday, BIRN launched the Green Energy Days with the release of “Helm n’ujë, Helm n’ajër” (Poison in the Water, Poison in the Air], a documentary produced by Ikonë Studio and Pixels Production.

2022 ‘Green Energy Days’ to Take Place Between May 16 and May 22

The 2022 Green Energy Days initiative, under the Europeanisation of Kosovo’s Environmental Agenda action — funded by the European Union Office in Kosovo and implemented by BIRN Kosovo, CEE Bankwatch, ERA Group, and TV Mreža — is scheduled to take place between May 16 and May 22, 2022.

KALLXO.com Journalists Awarded for Public Procurement Reporting

BIRN Kosovo’s KALLXO.com journalists Egzon Dahsyla and Valon Fana have been awarded by the FOL Movement for their reporting on public procurement.

BIRN Kosovo Trains Journalists on Reporting Crisis Situations

To improve the way journalists report from emergency crisis situations, BIRN Kosovo held a training for journalists and students of journalism, designed to equip them with appropriate knowledge and practices on reporting from protests, with a special focus on violent ones, which was held on March 25.

BIRN Kosovo Holds Workshops on Reintegration of Returnees from Conflict Zones, Fact-Checking and Reporting Protests

BIRN Kosovo held a regional workshop on March 28 on reinforcing the role of Centers for Social Welfare and strengthening the process of reintegration and resocialization for returnees from Middle eastern conflict zones, in order to prevent violent extremism and terrorism in Kosovo.

BIRN Hosts International Fact-checking Conference

BIRN Kosovo, in partnership with Internews Kosova and FindBug and supported by the US Embassy in Prishtina, observed International Fact-Checking Day with an in-person and webinar conference to discuss the risks of malign foreign influences and ways to counter them.

BIRN Conference Discusses Ways to Counter Fake News

On Monday, BIRN and Internews Kosova organised a conference on how to counter the malign foreign influences spreading disinformation in Western Balkans.

Call for Applications for a Fellowship Programme for Writing Stories Based on Judicial Data

BIRN Kosovo has opened the call for applications for writing in-depth journalistic stories as part of the project “Data 4 fighting harmful narratives on the judiciary” funded by the Millennium Foundation Kosovo (MFK) and Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) as part of the #DigDataKosovo Challenge for Open Data.

BIRN Holds Training With Young Journalists on Research Bases and Fact-checking

On March 10 and 11, BIRN held a training session with young journalists in the municipality of Gjilan on the bases of investigation and fact-checking principles.

BIRN Kosovo Held Training Sessions with Faculty of Law Students on Using Justice System Database

On March 3 and 5, 2022, BIRN Kosovo held training sessions on using judicial data with Faculty of Law students from the University of Pristina and the University of Prizren. The sessions were part of the “Data 4 Fighting Harmful Narratives in the Judiciary” project funded by the Millenium Foundation Kosovo (MFK) and the Millenium Challenge Corporation (MCC).

BIRN Journalist Awarded for Story on Ethnic Coexistence in Kosovo

BIRN journalist Serbeze Haxhiaj won second prize in the Peaceful Change Initiative awards for her article about a warm relationship between an ethnic Albanian and a Serb in ethnically-divided Kosovo.

Call for Applications: 10 Fellowships for Articles Based on Fact-checking Principles

BIRN announces an open call for all journalists and students of journalism in Kosovo who are interested in becoming beneficiaries of one of 10 fellowships amounting 500 Dollars (gross).

BIRN Holds Training on Fact-checking Methodologies With Journalists in Prishtina

Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) has trained 22 journalists and journalism students in Prishtina on fact-checking principles and methodologies.

BIRN Holds Training on Fact-checking Methodologies with Journalists in Prizren

Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) has trained 16 journalists and journalism students from Prizren on fact-checking principles and methodologies.

BIRN Holds Training on Fact-checking Methodologies with Journalists in Gjilan

Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) has trained 12 journalists and journalism students from Gjilan on fact-checking principles and methodologies.

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