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2023 European Parliament journalism prize awarded to international consortium for investigation into June’s Pylos migrant boat shipwreck

2023 European Parliament journalism prize awarded to international consortium for investigation into June’s Pylos migrant boat shipwreck

For the third year in a row, the Press Club Brussels Europe and its partner Propager have coordinated the organisation of the Daphne Caruana Galizia Prize for Journalism. A Greek, German and British consortium has won the 2023 Daphne Caruana Galizia Prize for investigating the Adriana shipwreck, which left over 600 migrants dead off Pylos in Greece. The joint investigation by the Greek investigative outlet Solomon, in collaboration with Forensis, the German public broadcaster StrgF/ARD, and the British newspaper The Guardian revealed how the deadliest migrant shipwreck in recent history happened as a result of the actions taken by the Greek Coast[more...]
A gathering at the Press Club brought our local media in Brussels on the main stage.

A gathering at the Press Club brought our local media in Brussels on the main stage.

Invited on the 10 October by the President of the Press Club Alia Papageorgiou, Sarah Crew, publisher of The Bulletin, Orlando Whitehead Editor of the Brussels Times and Jasmijn Post Editor at BRUZZ Brussels met with the group #RestlessBrussels and discussed their role but also answered questions in turn. Topics ranged from the role of languages in Belgium, the history of communes and the multilayered reality of government in the city, regions and country. Also trash, (!) and good move plus the upcoming elections upcoming in 2024 were a large part of the conversation [more...]
Andrzej Poczobut and Mortaza Behboudi are laureates of the International Association of Press Clubs Freedom of Speech Award 2023

Andrzej Poczobut and Mortaza Behboudi are laureates of the International Association of Press Clubs Freedom of Speech Award 2023

Members of the International Association of Press Clubs – representatives of dozens of press clubs from around the world – honored the IAPC Freedom of Speech Award 2023 for Andrzej Poczobut and Mortaza Behboudi two journalists imprisoned by authoritarian regimes. Andrzej Poczobut is a Polish-Belarusian journalist and human rights defender, imprisoned by the regime of Alexander Lukashenko since March 25, 2021. Recently, in a show and fake trial, he was sentenced to 8 years in a labor camp. Mortaza Behboudi is a Franco-Afghan war correspondent, investigative journalist and reporter who has been imprisoned by the Taliban regime in Afghanistan since January 7,[more...]
Handover ceremony in the London Press Club

Handover ceremony in the London Press Club

From Tuesday 24 October till Thursday 26 October, the London Press Club held the General Assembly of the International Association of Press Clubs and the European Federation of Press clubs. This General Assembly also ended the three years Presidency of the Press Club Brussels Europe. Our Press Club felt privileged to manage both international and European Federation of Press Clubs. By sharing our experience, it was an important and inspiring time for the development of press clubs and cooperation between us. At the end of both General Assembly, the representatives of the International Association of Press Clubs and the European Federation signed[more...]
Partnership with the Club de la Presse Strasbourg Europe

Partnership with the Club de la Presse Strasbourg Europe

The Press Clubs of Brussels and Strasbourg have finalized this 14 September a partnership allowing their respective members to have access to the spaces and events of the two partner clubs. Founded in 1978 and located on Place Kléber in the heart of the city, the Club de la Presse Strasbourg Europe has today 800 members and organizes more than 150 events a year. It benefits from all the attractiveness of the European Capital. More information on club-presse-strasbourg.com   (photo Laurent Brihay, Director Press Club Brussels Europe, Anka Wessang, Director of the Club de la Presse Strasbourg Europe)[more...]

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Event to Support Ukraine's Case Against Russia at the UN International Court of Justice

Event to Support Ukraine's Case Against Russia at the UN International Court of Justice

          18 September 2023, 17:30-18:30, Monument A La Gloire De L'infanterie Belge   Brussels, Belgium - On September 18, 2023, a pivotal moment in international justice will unfold as the UN International Court of Justice [more...]
Ukrainian journalists meet Brussels based Foreign Correspondents

Ukrainian journalists meet Brussels based Foreign Correspondents

On the Wednesday 28 June and in correspondence with the European Council, the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine organised at the Press Club an informal roundtable between Ukrainian Journalists and Brussels based foreign correspondents. The Representations of Sweden and [more...]
Screening of Denis Vorobiov's documentary "Forged by Fear - War through the Eyes of Ukrainian Children".

Screening of Denis Vorobiov's documentary "Forged by Fear - War through the Eyes of Ukrainian Children".

By Ukrinform - On June 1, International Children's Day, a screening of Denis Vorobiov's documentary Forged by Fear - War through the Eyes of Ukrainian Children took place at the Press Club Brussels Europe. That’s according to Ukraine’s Embassy in Belgium, Ukrinform reports. [more...]
Ukrainian Veterans to Visit Press Club Brussels Europe and Discuss challenges facing Veterans & wounded defenders

Ukrainian Veterans to Visit Press Club Brussels Europe and Discuss challenges facing Veterans & wounded defenders

On Friday 26 May, Roman Kashpur, Yurii Kozlovskyi, and Yurii Tsyntylevych three Ukrainian veterans invited in Brussels by Promote Ukraine gave a press conferenceto share information on the current situation faced by Ukrainian veterans. The visit is part of the efforts to raise[more...]

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