Giorgio Comai | 7 April 2015

A researcher of ours – now at the University of Dublin – tells about two times when OBC made a difference

Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso in danger
Trento: transnational civilian intervention in conflict areas
Building a safety net for European journalists
Mapping media freedom violations in Europe
Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso in danger ita

It is final. Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso is undergoing drastic staff cuts. And this happens while international institutions reward OBC with its sixth European project in recent years.

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2 April 2015

Almost 4,000 signatures have been collected in the last few days by the direct plea to President of the Autonomous Province of Trento, Ugo Rossi, in support of the activities of Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso, threatened by a drastic downsizing

Montenegro, the Swiss bank account of the Marović family
Luka Zanoni 
31 March 2015

A recent investigation by investigative team OCCRP and NGO MANS revealed a secret Swiss account with $ 3.8 million payable to the wife of Svetozar Marović, one of the leaders of the ruling party. Interview with Vanja Ćalović, director of MANS

On January 28th, at the premises of the European Parliament in Brussels, OBC hosted a discussion on media freedom in Europe. The welcoming speech of our director, Luisa Chiodi, summarizing the achievements of the proj...

On January 28th at the European Parliament, the closing event of 'Safety Net For European Journalists', a European project led by Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso on media freedom in Italy, South-East Europe and Turkey

In the aftermath of the dramatic attack to the French weekly, Osservatorio wishes to express its solidarity to the staff of Charlie Hebdo, their families and friends. We strongly condemn the politics of terror directe...

17 December 2014

Geothermal energy lands in the Balkans, saving money on bills and curbing global warming. An interview with Marco Meggiolaro, coordinator of the LEGEND project

24 November 2014

Is the European Neighbourhood Policy responsible for the crisis in Ukraine? Have your say and comment the opinions of two MEPs, Jacek Saryusz-Wolski and Helmut Scholz


Safety Net for European Journalists
Safety Net for European Journalists ita dedicated 2014 to press freedom with the project "Safety Net for European Journalists. A video
gallery iconBulgaria: the anti-immigration wall ita
The government in Sofia presented the "technical barrier" on the Bulgarian-Turkish border: 30 kilometres of net and barbed wire that should contain the flow of refugees and asylum seekers
From Donetsk to Lviv ita
A journey through the Ukraine, from Donetsk, on the border with Russia, to Lviv, near Poland. Two cities, two souls of a same, divided country


13 February 2015

Bulgaria is among the few European countries that have announced the achievement of the objectives of the "Europe 2020" strategy on renewable energy. At the same time, the sector is said to be in crisis and unsustainable. Our report

2 February 2015

Bombs have never stopped falling over Donetsk. The January 22nd bombing, when a city trolleybus was hit by mortar fire and 13 people died, is just the latest tragedy


It is final. Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso is undergoing drastic staff cuts. And this happens while international institutions reward OBC with its sixth European project in recent years.

Thousands of people are supporting us signing our Petition. We ask YOU, our community, to be vocal and to support OBC. THANK YOU!

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OBC is a project of the Peace Bell Foundation promoted by the Trentino Forum for Peace and Human Rights and supported by the Autonomous Province of Trento and by the Municipality of Rovereto


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