on the tenth anniversary of the fall of the former enclave in July
2005, has prompted members of the public provide humanitarian support
for people featured in the story.
The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network has received one-year support from the Netherlands. The grant is aimed to help BIRN to create a network of journalists across the Balkans, capable of probing and analysing key transition issues and the process of European integration for policy-makers and the public at large.
Executive Director of the BIRN Regional Network Gordana Igric was a panelist in a discussion on Mitrovica and the final status of Kosovo at St Anthony’s College, Oxford University.
The screening of the BIRN TV documentary Does Anyone Have a Plan at the prestigious London School of Economics on May 8 generated a lively discussion on Kosovo’s final status.
Gordana, who founded BIRN during her tenure as Balkan Programme Manager at IWPR, will move from her current position as BIRN’s Editorial and Development Director to the position of BIRN Regional Network Director.
BIRN staff members Gordana Igric, Ana Petruseva and Jeta Xharra attended a seminar on “Sexual Violence in War” organised by the Dart Centre Europe in Brussels on June 21.