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Open Call for Energy Efficiency and Environmental Reporting Workshop

On December 23, 2020, BIRN Kosovo and TV Mreza will organize a workshop for journalists that focuses on improving knowledge and reporting on energy efficiency, as well as the health benefits of using renewables and creating a clean environment.

BIRN Kosovo Exposé of Hospital Security Issues Draws Criticism

A BIRN TV report, highlighting the lack of controls on who can enter COVID-19 hospitals wards in Kosovo, has angered politicians and hospitals alike.

BIRN Kosovo Holds Debate on Audit Report in Rahovec/ Orahovac

On Monday November 30, BIRN Kosovo held the fourth of its series of debates discussing the findings of its audit monitoring project, which analyses reports on Kosovo’s municipalities published by the National Audit Office, NAO. The debate was held in the municipality of Rahovec/Orahovac.

BIRN Probe Exposed Corruption in Kosovo’s Private Solar Power Incentives

On April 30, 2020, BIRN Kosovo broadcast a debate on its “Life in Kosovo” show – on its in-depth investigation, conducted by BIRN Kosovo country director Jeta Xharra and Visar Prebreza, an editor at BIRN.

BIRN Kosovo Announces Tender to Produce Documentary on Sustainable Development in Kosovo

BIRN Kosovo, within the “Europeanization of Kosovo’s Environmental Agenda”, an EU-funded project, is opening a tender call for proposals for the production of an up-to-60-minute documentary on sustainable development in Kosovo.

BIRN Kosovo Journalists Awarded with the 2020 Prize for Economic Journalism

BIRN Kosovo journalists awarded with the 2020 Prize for Economic Journalism.

BIRN Kosovo Trains Auditors in Communications, Writing Techniques and Social Media

BIRN Kosovo held a training session with the staff of the National Audit Office on November 19, within the framework of the project, “Promoting the Auditor General/National Audit Office’s role in Kosovo”.

Call for Applications for a Two-Day Training Course on Fact-Checking and Tackling Disinformation

BIRN Kosovo, in cooperation with the International Press Institute (IPI), as a part of the “Solidifying the Resilience of Kosovo’s Current and Future Journalists” project, which is supported by the EU, is seeking students and early-career journalists for a two-day training course on tackling disinformation and establishing fact checking methods.

BIRN Kosovo Holds Training on Critical Thinking and Fake News

On October 30, BIRN Kosovo organised a simultaneous online and face-to-face training session for students of the Rochester Institute of Technology in Kosovo. Around 15 students participated in the face-to-face session, with another 15 students participating online.

BIRN Kosovo Holds Training in Monitoring and Reporting on Audit Reports

BIRN Kosovo held its fourth and fifth training sessions with junior journalists on October 16 and November 2 to improve their performance when reporting on and monitoring audit reports.

Open Call: Best Stories on Public Spending

As part of its ‘Promoting the Auditor General/NAO’s Role in Kosovo’ project, which is supported by the Dutch Embassy in Pristina, BIRN Kosovo is seeking applications for an award scheme for the best stories on public spending.

BIRN Kosovo Holds Audit Report Debate in Shtime/Stimlje

BIRN Kosovo on Wednesday held the third in its series of debates discussing the findings of its audit monitoring project, which analyses reports on Kosovo’s municipalities published by the National Audit Office, NAO. The debate was held in the municipality of Shtime/Stimlje.

BIRN Kosovo Holds Debate on Audit Report in Ferizaj/Urosevac

BIRN Kosovo on Monday held the first in a series of debates discussing the findings from its audit report monitoring project, which analyses reports published by the National Audit Office, NAO, on Kosovo’s municipalities. This debate was held in the municipality of Ferizaj/Urosevac.

BIRN Kosovo Holds Municipal Finances Debate in Vushtrri/Vucitrn

BIRN Kosovo held a town hall conference in the municipality of Vushtrri/Vucitrn on September 29 to discuss the roles of Kosovo’s citizens and the National Audit Office in overseeing municipal revenues and expenses.

BIRN Kosovo Trains Teachers in Public Speaking and Presenting

BIRN Kosovo, with the support of the US Embassy in Kosovo, held training workshops for teachers from across the country from September 19 to 23 on public speaking and presenting in front of a camera.

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