Madrid, 2 June 2014 – UNESCO and Access Info Europe will be carrying out a series of Legal Leaks trainings during the following month of June in five different Balkans countries, including Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia and Kosovo.
The Legal Leaks trainings are meant to empower journalists to use their national freedom of information laws as a regular part of their work. The training provides guidance on how to file freedom of information requests and contributes to protect media freedom by delivering techniques by which journalists can protect the security of their data and of confidential sources of information.
Also, all participants will be receiving a national version of the Legal Leaks Toolkit, which provides guidance on how to file freedom of information requests and how to appeal refusals.
The five Legal Leaks trainings will take place in:
» Prishtina (Kosovo), 2 and 3 June 2014
In partnership with the Press Council of Kosovo. Find the agenda here .
» Tirana (Albania), 4 and 5 June 2014
In partnership with the Albanian Institute for Media. Find the agenda here .
» Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina), 10 and 11 June 2014
In partnership with the Press Council of BiH. Find the agenda here .
» Podgorica (Montenegro), 12 and 13 June 2014
In partnership with the Montenegro Media Council. Find the agenda here .
» Belgrade (Serbia), 16 and 17 June 2014
In partnership with the Press Council of Serbia. Find the agenda here .
You may find all the information about Legal Leaks and its past trainings at http://www.legalleaks.info/
For more information, please contact:
Victoria Anderica, Access Info Europe
firstname.lastname@example.org | +34 91 365 65 58