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

Earth Investigations Programme

Two New Grant Programmes for Environmental Journalism

2021-09-16

BRUSSELS - Today Journalismfund.eu opens two new grant programmes for environmental journalism: one for cross-border teams of journalists and news outlets to investigate environmental affairs, and one for organisations to develop training and support services.

The two programmes will provide more than 9 million euro in direct support over a course of six years, an unprecedented financial injection for independent investigative journalism in Europe.

Journalismfund.eu is hiring

Journalismfund.eu is hiring a Project Coordinator

2021-09-06

BRUSSELS - Journalismfund.eu is hiring a Project Coordinator for its Earth Investigations Programme.

Journalismfund.eu continues its Local pilot project

2021-09-13

BRUSSELS - Teams of Belgian and Dutch journalists can again apply for grants for local investigative journalism at Journalismfund.eu vzw. After a successful pilot project last year, Flemish Minister of Media Dalle is making 75,000 euros available for this purpose.