BIRN Albania

Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania – BIRN Albania is a non-profit media development organization, which aims to strengthen democracy, freedom of speech and promote the respect for human rights by raising the professional capacities of local journalists, promoting the principles of transparency and accountability and raising awareness on the rights of vulnerable groups, through investigative reporting and by bridging the gap between the media and civil society. BIRN Albania is part of the BIRN Network, a close nit group of media development organizations in the Western Balkans, with offices in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Kosovo, Macedonia and Romania, as well as editorial presence in other Balkan countries.

BIRN Albania also works continuously with journalists and media outlets, training dozens of journalists every year, providing mentorship on investigative reporting and on the job training for court and crime reporting, which gives its staff a first-hand experience of the challenges and local journalists face as they struggle to uphold professional standards in a small a concentrated media market. More information on the organization, its activities and outputs can be found in its website: http://birn.eu.com/network/birn-albania/  

  • Project by
    BIRN ALBANIA
  •  
    Reporters without borders
  • Funded by
    BMZ