Adrian Mogos from Romania, who took part in the 2009 Balkan Fellowship programme, has been nominated for his investigation, published that year, Forged Identity: Highway to the EU.
Jeton Musliu from Kosovo, who took part in the 2010 Balkan Fellowship programme, was nominated for his investigation, published that year, Kosovars Turn Blind Eye to Fake Foreign Marriages.
More information is available at fellowship.birn.eu.com.
Two alumni of the Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence have been selected for the Milena Jesenská Fellowships for Journalists. The fellowships offer European journalists time off from their professional duties in order to pursue in-depth research on a topic of their choice, which addresses issues of European relevance.
Ivan Angelovski, TV B93, Belgrade, will work on his research project Sexual Abuse in Western and Eastern Church and its Impact on Religion in the EU and the Rest of Europe in Vienna from October to December 2011.
Marius Cosmeanu, CULT Maganzine, Bucharest, will be in Vienna working on The Alchemy of the Last Meal. The Culture of Capital Punishment in Eastern and Western Europe from January to March 2012.
More information is available at www.iwm.at.