Local elections were held in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) for the first time since 2008. IRI's Beacon project, in cooperation with the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), monitored online media and social media coverage of topics and actors in the run up to elections on December 20. 
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
December 01-20, 2020

At a time when misinformation poses a mortal threat to individual and collective health the current COVID-19 pandemic has created a growing public appetite for virus-related verified information.

Zoom Workshop @14:00 CEST
June 04, 2020
IRI and DoubleThink Lab (Taiwan-based organization that monitors online disinformation) and the Institute for the Future, Digital Intelligence Lab (a social scientific research entity focused on the intersection of tech and society) are hosting a virtual training for select partners to learn the basics of spotting and debunking foreign disinformation.
Zoom @13:30 CEST (12:30 BST/14:30 EEST/19:30 Taipei Standard Time)
May 13, 2020

From December 6-8, 2019, the Beacon Project together with the New Direction think tank will be organizing the Western Balkans Summit, a conference bringing together regional experts and policymakers from across the region and the EU.

Sofia, Bulgaria
December 06-08, 2019