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

Project results from Journalismfund.eu's Flemish innovation incubator

2020-09-22

In the Summer of 2018 the Flemish Journalism Fund was launched, to support diversity and innovation in journalism in Flanders. The Fund was a project of Journalismfund.eu, in partnership with the Flemish Association of Journalists and the Flemish government.

€147.000 for local journalism

2020-09-15

BRUSSELS - On 2 June 2020, the Flemish Government took a final decision on the amount of emergency funds to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes support to Journalismfund.eu, via the Fonds Pascal Decroos project, for local projects of freelance journalists who can rely on few other support measures.

Journalismfund.eu Local

2020-09-04

BRUSSELS - Journalismfund.eu is starting a pilot project in which Belgian and Dutch journalists can jointly apply for a grant for local investigative journalism. Journalismfund.eu has the ambition to further roll out this project on a European scale, and is looking for donors to do so.