Journalists in Residence
Journalists-in-Residence – JiR, is a program initiated by the European Centre for Press & Media Freedom – and its main goal is to provide a temporary shelter for journalists facing harassment and intimidation as a direct result of their work.
The JiR program lasts for three up to six months and provides rent-free, travel expenses, visa costs, networking opportunities, a workplace, etc.
Journalists in Residence – Kosovo
On 1 March, the Government of the Republic of Kosovo signed a decree to shelter 20 journalists from Ukraine, in coordination with the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom – ECPMF, and the European Federation of Journalists – EFJ, through “Journalists in Residence”, program.
On 29 March, the government signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Association of Journalists of Kosovo to implement the Journalists in Residence – Kosovo, a program for a six-month period. The overall objective of the AJK throughout this period is to support journalists from Ukraine in continuing to perform their duties as journalists.