BIRN Kosovo News and Events


BIRN Kosovo Trains Media in Fact-Checking in Gjakova/Djakovica

BIRN Kosovo gave a training course for local media in Gjakova/Djakovica and the surrounding area on January 27, focusing on fact-checking standards in journalism.

BIRN Kosovo, Democracy Plus, Publish New Report on Kosovo Tax Office

The 2019 monitoring report on the Kosovo Tax Administration, TAK, from BIRN Kosovo and Democracy Plus concludes that most of the recommendations from the previous year’s report were fulfilled but also identifies numerous other management and disciplinary problems within the institution.

BIRN Kosovo Holds Discussion on Public Debt

BIRN Kosovo held a round-table discussion on December 19 about public debt and capital investments in Kosovo.

BIRN Holds Violent Extremism Reporting Training in Pristina

Seventeen journalists from local media in Pristina took part in a training session on reporting on cases of violent extremism on December 10, organised by BIRN Kosovo and held at the Student Centre in Kosovo’s capital. 

BIRN Kosovo Holds Debate on Audit Report in South Mitrovica

On Tuesday, December 10, in the Municipality of South Mitrovica, BIRN Kosovo held the fifth of its series of debates discussing the findings of its audit report monitoring project, which analyzes reports published by the National Audit Office on Kosovo’s municipalities.

BIRN Kosovo Holds Workshop on Energy, Environmental Reporting

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, BIRN, held a workshop with local journalists in Kosovo on reporting on energy efficiency and environmental issues on December 7.

BIRN-Supported Reports Win Environmental Awards in Kosovo

The first awards ceremony recognising environmental reporting in Kosovo saw three stories given prizes, all of which were supported by BIRN.

BIRN Kosovo and Democracy Plus Publish Tax Monitoring Report

BIRN Kosovo and Democracy Plus (D+), with the support of the British embassy in Pristina, held a roundtable discussion on December 2 about a monitoring report produced by the two organisations on the integrity of Kosovo’s Tax Administration, TAK.

BIRN Kosovo Holds Audit Report Debate in Malisheva

BIRN Kosovo held the fourth of its series of debates discussing the findings of its audit report monitoring project on November 29 in the municipality of Malisheva.

BIRN Kosovo Launches Platform on Albania Quake Aids

BIRN Kosovo has launched a database to help channel aid pledged and collected in Kosovo and elsewhere to families who suffered during the earthquake that hit Albania on Tuesday.

BIRN Trains Journalism Students in Fact-Checking in Pristina

BIRN Kosovo conducted a two-day training course on fact-checking standards with nearly 50 journalism students from AAB College and the University for Business and Technology (UBT) in Pristina on November 26 and 27.

BIRN Kosovo Holds Training for National Auditors

BIRN Kosovo held a training session with the General Auditor and staff from the National Audit Office (NAO) on November 25 entitled ‘Improving Cooperation Between the NAO and the General Public Through Social Networks’.

BIRN Kosovo Trains Prizren Media in Fact-Checking

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Kosovo held a training workshop on fact-checking and professional standards in journalism for local media in the Prizren region on November 19.

BIRN Kosovo Holds Fact-Checking Training in Ferizaj

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Kosovo held a training course on November 8 about fact-checking standards for local media in the municipality of Ferizaj as part of the ‘Fact-Checking for Accountable Media’ project.

Winners of EU Investigative Awards in Kosovo Announced

The EU Awards for investigative journalism in the Western Balkans and Turkey 2018 cycle closed in Pristina, where three journalists won awards for their stories on Wednesday.

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