Balkan Journalism Fellow Participates in Exit Debate

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Davor Konjikusic, one of the ten journalists engaged in this year’s Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence participated in a panel discussion on Friday, July 13, at Novi Sad’s Exit Festival. The debate, which addressed issues such as student travel in EU and the Western Balkans and the availability of EU educational programmes for Balkan countries applying for EU membership, was organised by the Citizens’ Pact for Southeast Europe, EXIT and the Stability Pact for Southeast Europe.

Other speakers at the Friday night event, which was moderated by Goran Svilanovic of the Stability Pact for Southeast Europe, included:
Janez Potocnik, EU Commissioner for Science and Research
Marijana Grandits, Stability Pact for Southeast Europe
Ana Pesikan, Minister of science in the Serbian government
Jelena Kleut, University of Novi Sad

The Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence is an initiative of the Robert Bosch Stiftung and the ERSTE Foundation, in cooperation with the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network. To find out more about the programme and to read the fellows’ blogs, visit [email protected], or contact programme manager Anna McTaggart on [email protected].