May 8, 2024

Journalists from Western Balkans and Türkiye are encouraged to submit their investigative stories. The EU Award for Investigative Journalism 2024 is now open for submissions, continuing its tradition of honouring outstanding investigative reporting from the Western Balkans and Türkiye.

April 3, 2024

The Association of Journalists from Türkiye has opened a call for applications for its second Training Camp for Young Journalists, as part of the EU-funded project ‘Strengthening Quality News and Independent Journalism in the Western Balkans and Türkiye II’.

January 11, 2024

BIRN invites journalists and editors from six Western Balkans countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia) to take part in its exclusive one-month regional exchange programme during 2024.

August 29, 2023

Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) invites media from six Western Balkans countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia) to become host media in the One-Month Regional Exchange Programme during 2023 and/or 2024. This programme is a unique opportunity that will allow both parties to share their expertise in investigative news production and foster knowledge exchange.

September 16, 2021

Winning stories tackled tragic fate of Balkan lynx, pandemic profiteers and over-employment in a government ministry.

September 9, 2021

Three investigative stories on Tuesday were awarded the EU Award for Investigative Journalism, as the best stories from Albania in 2020.

July 19, 2021

The three best investigative stories in Kosovo published in 2020 were awarded in Pristina on Thursday, July 15, 2021.

July 1, 2021

Murat Ağırel, Hale Gönültaş, Volkan Nakiboğlu and Fevzi Kızılkoyun are the winners of this year’s EU Awards for Investigative Journalism, given for stories published in 2020 in Turkey.

June 18, 2021

Winners tackled a range of issues ranging from the Azeri ruling family’s shady involvement in a resort to mafia gang warfare – and how the son of a fugitive former president made a fortune in Serbia.

April 20, 2021

European Broadcasting Union Academy (EBU Academy) in cooperation with editors and journalists from BIRN and CINS is organising a training in investigative journalism and encourages young journalists to apply.


Balkan Investigative Reporting Network launches an Emergency Media Support Fund within the EU funded project Strengthening Quality News and Independent Journalism in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia and Turkey.

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