04 October 2018 – Balkans Policy Research Group has organized a two-day training (Oct. 2-3, 2018) in Reporting on Rule of Law Standards in Kosovo as part of the regional project “Empowering reporting in rule of law standards in Serbia, Macedonia, Kosovo, Albania and Bosnia and Herzegovina” financed by American Bar Association and implemented by Balkan Policy Research Group. As part of the training were 21 participants among them young journalists, students of journalism and law. In the first day of the training, it was lectured on criminal procedures by the two prominent lawyers Mr. Artan Qerkini and Mrs. Rina Kika. As per the second part, Mrs. Flutura Kusari, Media Lawyer and Mr. Kreshnik Gashi from BIRN Kosovo lectured on ethical and legal responsibilities of journalists.
The purpose of this training was to empower journalism students as well as young journalists who report in the field of justice by improving their level of knowledge about legal procedures and communication with courts, prosecutors and lawyers.