BERLIN - Congratulations to our partner Investigate Europe who were just awarded the "Hans-Matthöfer-Preis" for their publication on BlackRock's investment. The prize recognises "new answers to the big economic and social challenges".
Results January 2019: European Cross-border Grants
BRUSSELS - For the first round of 2019, 17 applications were submitted to the European Cross-border Grants jury. There was balanced participation of men and women in the 17 teams (24 female and 26 male journalists).
As part of the Money Trail project, Finance Uncovered and Free Press Unlimited, offer training courses focused on how to investigate tax abuse, money laundering and corruption plus digital safety. The next training will take place in Abuja, bursaries are available!
BRUSSELS - Slavery of Care, a Journalismfund.eu-supported project has been nominated for the prestigious Belfius Press Awards, in the category 'Television Press'. The investigation revealed the systemic exploitation of Bulgarian women in the care sector in Belgium and the Netherlands.
Amended Money Trail guidelines for a larger number of investigations
BRUSSELS - We have amended Money Trail application guidelines in order to increase the number of investigations. Do you want to investigate cross-border illicit financial flows, tax abuse, money laundering and corruption? Here's your chance! The next deadline is 25 March.
A new Belgian documentary, supported by our Pascal Decroos Fund, highlights the plight of rape victims in El Salvador. Strict abortion laws see women disappear in prison. Even those who suffer miscarriage don't get spared.
Searching for an enemy: the secret life of Mullah Omar
AMSTERDAM - In her latest book, Dutch journalist Bette Dam tells a fascinating story of the fugitive Taliban leader Mullah Omar. She reveals among other things that Mullar Omar lived a short walk from a US base in Afghanistan. This book was made possible by our Pascal Decroos Fund grant programme.
JAKARTA - We're in Jakarta in Indonesia for Money Trail's five-day financial investigative journalism and data security training. 32 journalists and activists from 18 Asian countries are in attendance. This is the second round of training organised by the Money Trail Project.
'Land of plenty, land of but a few' shortlisted for the NMWP
BOURNEMOUTH - 'Land of plenty, land of but a few', a JF-supported multimedia cross-border story has been shortlisted for the New Media Writing Prize (NMWP), an initiative from the Bournemouth University, in England.