Applications are now open for the 2020 edition of our flagship Fellowship programme. The deadline is March 10.
Do you have an idea for a big story in the public interest? Do you want to explore topics relevant for Montenegro? Do you want to report your story to the highest standards, with training and a quality editorial mentoring from the country and the region that let you explore your subject in depth? Would you like your story to be published in the region, translated into English and to reach readers even more widely?
Our flagship Fellowship programme is expanding.
The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania, together with the Albanian Center of Quality Journalism, held a workshop on February 6 on political party financing.
BIRN Kosovo held its first training session with the Auditor General and Head of Department for International Communication and Cooperation in Auditing on February 3 as part of a project aimed at increasing transparency and accountability over the management of public funds.
BIRN and its partners in Montenegro have launched a new project entitled ‘Investigative Journalism on EnvironMEntal Issues, with Citizens’ Engagement’
BIRN Bosnia and Herzegovina is launching a campaign entitled ‘Forgotten Victims’, aimed at highlighting the victims of war crimes for which no one has yet been convicted under final verdicts.
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.
Thirteen journalists, activists and researchers will spend the coming months exploring the many facets of radicalisation and media manipulation in the EU and neighbouring states as part of the second generation of Resonant Voices Fellows.
BIRN is proud to announce BIRD, a unique platform that provides investigative journalists with a set of invaluable tech tools and resources, as well as various types of assistance.
Unique database compiled over months shows how the cash-strapped country spends millions of euros a year on pricey limousines for government officials.
The 21 investigations selected for the 2018 EU awards all highlighted the way courageous journalists in the region continue to raise the bar and challenge cultures of secrecy, corruption and impunity.
Liberal-sounding access to information laws – vital for a free media – have yet to bring real transparency to the traditionally secretive countries of the Balkan region, a BIRN report shows.