EU Investigative Journalism Awards 2023: Meet the Winners

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The EU Investigative Journalism Award 2023 has officially concluded. Celebrating the most compelling investigative stories from the Western Balkans and Türkiye, these awards highlight journalism that contributes to freedom of expression, the rule of law, transparency, and delves into a wide array of critical topics affecting national and regional dynamics.

We are excited to share the awarded stories:

ALBANIA

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

KOSOVO

NORTH MACEDONIA

MONTENEGRO

SERBIA

TÜRKIYE

This year, aside from national awards, the EU Award introduced a regional award, targeting the best stories from the entire region, but also supporting collaborations between journalists in the Western Balkans region and Türkiye.

Regional winners are:

Congratulations to all the winners!

The EU Award for Investigative Journalism 2023 is part of the project “Strengthening Quality Journalism in Western Balkans and Türkiye II”. The project is funded by the European Union, and it is implemented by a consortium composed of Balkan Investigative Reporting Network – BIRN Hub, Central European University (CEU) – Hungary, Association of Journalists (AJ) – Türkiye, Thomson Media (TM) – Germany, University Goce Delcev Stip (UGD) – North Macedonia, The Independent Union of Journalists and Media Workers (SSNM) – North Macedonia, Media Association of South-East Europe (MASE) – Montenegro and Balkan Investigative Reporting Network Kosovo (BIRN Kosovo).

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