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

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

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

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 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.
Green Energy Days 2022 Comes to an End

Green Energy Days 2022 Comes to an End

Green Energy Days 2022 took place in various locations across Kosovo between May 16 and 22. The initiative included numerous activities, which have been followed up with TV broadcasts and articles.

ERA Group Holds Youth Mobilisation Activity

ERA Group Holds Youth Mobilisation Activity

The Environmentally Responsible Action (ERA) Group held a youth mobilisation activity with young people from the municipality of Peja.
BIRN Kosovo Holds Regional Workshop on Preventing Extremism

BIRN Kosovo Holds Regional Workshop on Preventing Extremism

To reinforce the role of Centers for Social Welfare and members of other municipal institutions in preventing violent extremism and terrorism in Kosovo, as well as strengthening the process of reintegration and resocialization for returnees from the conflict zones, BIRN Kosovo held a regional workshop on May 12.
ERA Group Organised Two Youth Dialogue Meetings with Youth From the Municipalities of Peja and Gjakova

ERA Group Organised Two Youth Dialogue Meetings with Youth From the Municipalities of Peja and Gjakova

On May 17 and 20, ERA Group organised two youth dialogue meetings with youth from the municipalities of Peja and Gjakova.
Position Paper Published on ‘Kosovo’s National Energy and Climate Plan’

Position Paper Published on ‘Kosovo’s National Energy and Climate Plan’

BIRN Kosovo and its partners Bankwatch, ERA Group and TV Mreža have published a position paper titled “Kosovo’s National Energy and Climate Plan (NECP)”.
BIRN hosts Green Energy Days high-level conference

BIRN hosts Green Energy Days high-level conference

BIRN Kosovo hosted a high-level conference in Pristina on Thursday (May 19) as part of its second edition of Green Energy Days.
BIRN Kicks off Green Energy Days With the Documentary ‘Poison in the Water, Poison in the Air’

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

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

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

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 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.