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BIRN Publishes 2022 Report on Handling of Workers’ Rights Cases in Kosovo by Courts and Labour Inspectorate

On January 24, BIRN held a conference for the launch of a report titled “Handling of Workers’ Rights Cases by the Labour Inspectorate and the Judiciary”.

BIRN Kosovo Holds Workshop on Reintegrating Returnees from War Zones

BIRN Kosovo held a regional workshop on January 23 in Peja/Pec on reinforcing the role of Centres for Social Welfare and Municipal Directorates of Education, Emergency and Security, Health and Mental Health, along with other relevant institutions, in strengthening the process of reintegration and resocialisation of returnees from Middle Eastern conflict zones.

BIRN Kosovo Hosts Debate on Dangers of Online Disinformation Among School Pupils

Over 20 Albanian, Serbian and Roma high school students from the Kosovo municipalities of Gracanica and Lipjan took part in a debate organized by BIRN Kosovo and Gracanica Online on “Increasing security in social media platforms as a mechanism for protection against fake news”, held in Gracanica.

BIRN Kosovo publishes report on justice system’s handling of corruption cases in 2022

BIRN Kosovo has published a report, “The Weary Fight Against Endemic Corruption in 2022”, based on its direct monitoring of the justice system. The report is focused on the performance of the Kosovo justice system in dealing with corruption cases.

BIRN Kosovo publishes report on justice system’s handling of terrorism cases in 2022

BIRN Kosovo has published a report titled “The Justice System’s Handling of Cases with Terrorism Charges in 2022” based on its direct monitoring of the justice system. The report is focused on the performance of Kosovo’s justice system in dealing with terrorism cases.

BIRN Kosovo Holds Workshop on Reintegrating Returnees from War Zones

BIRN Kosovo held a regional workshop on November 25 in the Gjakova area on reinforcing the role of Centres for Social Welfare, Municipal Directorates of Education, of Emergency and Security, of Health and of Mental Health – and other relevant institutions – in strengthening the reintegration and resocialization of returnees from Middle Eastern conflict zones.

BIRN Kosovo Holds Workshop on Reintegrating Returnees from War Zones

BIRN Kosovo held a regional workshop on September 28 in the Prizren area on reinforcing the role of Centres for Social Welfare, Municipal Directorates of Education, of Emergency and Security, of Health and of Mental Health – and other relevant institutions – in strengthening the process of reintegration and resocialization of returnees from Middle Eastern conflict zones.

BIRN Kosovo Holds Training on Reporting Labour Rights

On September 27, BIRN Kosovo held a training module for journalists on reporting labour rights. The training brought together 20 journalists from different communities who learned more about reporting on injuries at work, workplace safety, mistreatment and breaches of employees’ rights, lack of employment contracts, annual leave and maternity leave, among others.

Open Call for Participation in BIRN Kosovo’s one-day training module for journalists to report on labour rights issues

Are you a student of journalism, young or mid-career journalist eager to expand your journalistic reporting skills? Do you want to develop your capacities in reporting and advocating for labour rights in the Kosovo labour market? Do you think you have the ambition and creativity to be one of the prospective winners of a 500 Euro bursary to write a story on labour rights, health and safety at work? Then look no further!

BIRN Kosovo Holds Workshop on Reintegration and Resocialisation of Returnees from Conflict Zones

BIRN Kosovo held a regional workshop on July 22 on reinforcing the role of Centres for Social Welfare and relevant municipal directorates in strengthening the reintegration and resocialization of returnees from Middle Eastern conflict zones, to prevent violent extremism and terrorism in Kosovo.

BIRN Kosovo Holds Anti-Disinformation Summer School

From July 25-29, 2022, BIRN Kosovo held its first Anti-Disinformation Summer School in Prishtina, hosting 19 students and young journalists from different communities all over Kosovo.

Call for Applications: BIRN Kosovo’s Anti-Disinformation Summer School 2022

BIRN Kosovo’s first ever Anti-Disinformation Summer School will offer young people from different communities an opportunity to acquire state-of-the-art knowledge and skills on fact-checking journalism – and it’s free.

Culture of Impunity Still Influences Kosovo Courts’ Corruption Sentences – Report

Latest report by BIRN and Internews Kosova says corruption verdicts don’t follow Supreme Court guidelines, and are often too mild.

Call for applications: Final external evaluation of BIRN Kosovo project

BIRN Kosovo is seeking an evaluator/evaluation company to undertake a comprehensive overall evaluation of the results achieved in the project and provide recommendations for possible scaling up of the project.

BIRN Kosovo Holds Training on Labour Rights Violations

BIRN Kosovo organized a training with duty bearers, including police and labour inspectors and prosecutors, to strengthen their capacities to handle workplace injuries and other labour rights’ violations.

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