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One of the investigation about Belarus regime

Investigative journalism as a game-changer in Europe


BRUSSELS - Based on what journalists discover, reveal and expose; readers, listeners, viewers, aid organisations, and policymakers can then start doing what they each do best to fight those abuses. The following examples illustrate how the stories made with the support of and published during 2022 had an impact on the issues they addressed.

European cross-border investigative Journalism

Another record year for


BRUSSELS - Almost 2.6 million euros went to 203 projects by 490 journalists and media from 66 countries. Should we be happy about this?


#LocalMedia4Democracy: financial boost over €2 million for local media


BRUSSELS - Struggling local, regional and community media in Europe is to receive a financial boost of over 2 million euros through a new EU-funded project “Local Media for Democracy” (#localmedia4democracy). It aims to revive the local media landscape in the news desert areas with measures to build resilience, independence, and sustainability by improving their capacity in innovation, business strategies, and audience engagement.

Modern Slavery Unveiled In-person training in Manila


MANILA -’s in-person Modern Slavery Unveiled training took place in Manila from the 21 to 25 November, 2022. Journalism for Nation Building Foundation (JNBF) and Rappler were the local organisers of the 5-day training for Southeast Asian journalists and civil society organisations on modern slavery reportage.

Cross-border investigations in Europe : how to secure information sharing and communications


BRUSSELS - hosted a panel at the 1st edition of the European Journalism Symposium in Brussels on 24 November 2022.

Modern Slavery Unveiled: In-situ Training in Manila


MANILA - joins forces with Journalism for Nation Building Foundation (JNBF) and Rappler to invite Southeast Asian journalists and civil society organisations to a 5-day training programme on modern slavery reportage.

Caroline Pauwels

Farewell to Our Esteemed Former Director Caroline Pauwels


BRUSSELS - has learned with sadness of the death of Caroline Pauwels. Caroline was a director of for 14 years (which from 1998 to March 2013 was called the Pascal Decroos Fund for Investigative Journalism vzw). Her connecting and positive personality was instrumental for what the organisation looks like today.

Thomson Foundation

Online training tools in Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian-Montenegrian (BCSM)

2022-07-28's Earth Programme supported a project implemented by the Thomson Foundation. That provides online training tools in Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian-Montenegrian (BCSM). It wil enable investigative journalists to upskill with regards to reporting on environmental issues.