Ilcho Cvetanoski | 22 May 2015

In the aftermath of the Skopje rallies, internal talks supported by EU and US diplomacy are trying to draft an exit strategy to the crisis

L'ingresso del Tribunale (Foto Andrea Rossini)
Osservatorio Balcani Caucaso
President of Kosovo Atifete Jahjaga (flickr)
Mapping media freedom violations in Europe
Sarajevo, the Women's Tribunal ita

The first Women's Tribunal in Europe took place in Sarajevo between May 7th and 10th. The participants came from all the countries of the former Yugoslavia


Macedonia
Ilcho Cvetanoski 
19 May 2015

Macedonia is trying to deal with the recent armed clashes in the city of Kumanovo. The debate focuses on pan-Albanian nationalism, but the government is also suspected of an attempt to distract the public from its scandals

Sarajevo, il Tribunale delle Donne (Foto Clara Casagrande)
Caterina Bonora; Daniela Lai   |  Sarajevo
19 May 2015

The Sarajevo Women's Court and transitional justice in the former Yugoslavia: preliminary reflections


MEDIAFREEDOM

21 May 2015

European parliament’s rapporteur for Turkey Kati Piri worried about 'independence of judiciary, freedom of expression and the freedom of press' in the country

20 May 2015

From the 8th until the 10th of May, the European capital of Brussels was transformed into an international meeting point for data coders and journalists, investigative or otherwise. The reason: the Dataharvest European Investigative Journalism Conference 2015.


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
www.balcanicaucaso.org 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

Reportage

30 April 2015

In Chişinău, a tiny Jewish community tries to save its history from oblivion. Half of the ancient capital of Bessarabia used to be inhabited by Jews. One day, in April 1903, the nightmare of pogroms started. Before the Nazis, even before the Shoah, it was in this forgotten city that the century of hatred began

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

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Books

This report identifies needs and problems experienced by journalists in 11 South-East European countries, including Italy and Turkey. The analysis focuses on safety issues and impediments, suggesting possible remedial measures. By Eugenia Siapera (Dublin City University)

 

A collection of papers presented at the conference "Bad memories. Sites, symbols and narrations of wars in the Balkans", organised by Osservatorio Balcani in Rovereto, Trento, on 9 November 2007. The conference was part of a project devoted to Second World War memorial sites in former Yugoslavia, co-sponsored by the European Union and the Autonomous Province of Trento.

Organic agriculture in the Balkans is still in its early stages though it already acts as a fundamental stimulus to sustainable rural development in the region. Through a comparative analysis of organic farming in the countries of South East Europe the book provides original insights into the process of European Union integration


Dossiers

[2014] In many Balkan countries in these years environmental movements have been struggling to defend common goods. Are these protests creating a new idea of Europe? Our dossier

The citizens of the European Union have expressed their choice between 22 and 25 May renovating the EU Parliament. In our dossier the poll results in Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Greece, Romania and Slovenia

In the spring of 1930, the Russian poet Osip Mandel'štam set out on a long journey with his wife Nadežda in the Caucasus, the last one before being comdemned to confinement and later death in a Siberian concentration camp. The travel of the two writers, their life and poetry, are the subject of Osservatorio's new documentary project. The multimedia



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