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Internship Vacancy for Young Journalists and Students of Journalism at BIRN

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) is launching a call for 2 interns from Kosovo who are interested in pursuing a career in journalism.

BIRN Kosovo Holds Training with High School Students in Gorazdevac

On December 4, BIRN Kosovo held the tenth and final training session with high school students from Gorazdveac, a Serbian village in the region of Peja, as part of the EU funded project “Solidifying the Resilience of Kosovo’s Current and Future Journalists”.

BIRN Kosovo Holds Training with High School Students in Drenas

On December 3, BIRN Kosovo held the ninth training session with students of the “Gjegj Kastrioti Skenderbeu” high school in the municipality of Drenas as part of the EU funded project “Solidifying the Resilience of Kosovo’s Current and Future Journalists”.

BIRN Kosovo Holds Training with High School Students in Malisheva

On December 3, BIRN Kosovo held the eighth training session with students of the “Hamdi Berisha” high school in the municipality of Malisheva as part of the EU funded project “Solidifying the Resilience of Kosovo’s Current and Future Journalists”.

BIRN Kosovo Holds Training with High School Students in Rahovec

On December 2, BIRN Kosovo held the seventh training session with students of the “Xhelal Hajda” high school in the municipality of Rahovec as part of the EU funded project “Solidifying the Resilience of Kosovo’s Current and Future Journalists”.

BIRN Kosovo Holds Training with High School Students in Prizren

On November 27, BIRN Kosovo held the sixth training session with students of the “Remzi Ademaj” high school in the municipality of Prizren as part of the EU funded project “Solidifying the Resilience of Kosovo’s Current and Future Journalists”.

BIRN Kosovo Holds Training with High School Students in Gjakova

On November 26, BIRN Kosovo held the fifth training session with students of the “Hajdar Dushi” high school in the municipality of Gjakova as part of the EU funded project “Solidifying the Resilience of Kosovo’s Current and Future Journalists”.

BIRN Kosovo Holds Fourth Training with High School Students in South Mitrovica

On November 25, BIRN Kosovo held the fourth training session with students of the “Frang Bardhi” high school in the municipality of South Mitrovica as part of the EU funded project “Solidifying the Resilience of Kosovo’s Current and Future Journalists”.

BIRN Kosovo Holds Third Training with High School Students in Prishtina

On November 25, BIRN Kosovo held a third training session with students of the “Ahmet Gashi” high school in the municipality of Prishtina as part of the EU funded project “Solidifying the Resilience of Kosovo’s Current and Future Journalists”.

BIRN Kosovo Holds Training on ‘Redirect Method’ – to Prevent and Counter Violent Extremism and Terrorism

From 24 to 27 July, BIRN Kosovo, with the support of the IOM Office in Kosovo, held trainings on the Redirect Method – a technique developed to prevent and counter violent extremism and terrorism by utilizing the power and influence that social media has nowadays.

Call for Applications: Basic Journalism Training for High School Students

As part of the EU-supported “Solidifying the Resilience of Kosovo’s Current and Future Journalists” project, BIRN Kosovo is seeking students from Kosovo’s public high schools interested in undergoing training in media production, media literacy and tackling fake news. In June 2021, two training sessions from the same program were held with a total of 35 high school students from Gjilan and Ferizaj.

BIRN Kosovo Listed by US State Department as a Resource of Reporting Corruption for the Second Year in a Row

In its 2021 Investment Climate report on Kosovo, the US State Department has listed BIRN and its executive director Jeta Xharra as a useful resource for reporting corruption for the second time in a row.

EU Awards for Investigative Journalism Announced in Kosovo

The three best investigative stories in Kosovo published in 2020 were awarded in Pristina on Thursday, July 15, 2021.

Europeanisation of Kosovo’s Environmental Agenda Team Holds Youth Dialogue Meetings in Peja and Gjakova

On June 29 and 30, the Environmentally Responsible Action (ERA) Group, in partnership with BIRN Kosovo, CEE Bankwatch, and TV Mreza, held two youth dialogue meetings with youngsters from the municipalities of Peja and Gjakova, organised as part of Green Energy Days 2021.

Europeanisation of Kosovo’s Environmental Agenda Team Holds Awards Ceremony for Best Environmental Journalism

On July 7, the Europeanisation of Kosovo’s Environmental Agenda project team, which consists of BIRN Kosovo, CEE Bankwatch, the ERA Group and TV Mreza, held an awards ceremony to recognise the three best journalistic stories on energy efficiency, environmental protection, climate change and environmental impacts on public health published between March 2020 and February 2021.

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