2020-07-29

The European Commission wants an investigation on the Montenegro energy deal. It expects the Montenegrin authorities to answer to accusations of corruption related to the joint Maltese-Montenegrin wind power project.

This became possible thanks to Journalismfund.eu-supported cross-border research conducted by the collaborative team of journalists from Malta and Montenegro. 

In mid-July the Commission has said it expects the Mozura wind farm deal in Montenegro to be reviewed by independent and professional institutions in an investigation that may carry implications for those in Malta involved in the project. Read more here

The Malta-based Shift News in collaboration with the largest Montenegrin daily DAN launched an investigation into the Sino-Maltese wind farm project in Montenegro underhandedly backed by Montenegro's ruling clique and Azerbaijani businesses present both in Malta and Montenegro. Read more about the project in general here. The project was supported by Journalismfund.eu's current European Cross-Border Grants Programme.

 

Photo image: The web of companies involved in the Mozura wind farm deal

© DAN - Jovo Martinovic

Additional application round for Money Trail Grants

2020-11-12

Teams of journalists can still apply until 14 December for a grant to investigate cross-border illicit financial flows and corruption in Africa, Asia and Europe.