The Annual Meeting is the core event for the network. It is a place for networking, group working and professional dialogue among n-vestigate members, partners and invited experts.
The Annual Meeting 2017 took place on October, 15th-20th in Odesa, Ukraine. Two hands-on sessions on visualization and storytelling aimed at giving the investigations their final cut. Besides, journalists met the n-vestigate international team of media lawyers to get legal advice on obtaining information, security of journalists and their sources, and to discuss legal follow-ups of the investigations. For the first time, representatives of NGOs were invited to get in touch with the journalists aiming to exchange information about wrongdoings discovered throughout the research. The conference concluded with a public panel discussion “Investigative Journalism: Compelling Evidence – No Consequences? Experiences and Lessons from the Black Sea & Caucasus Region”.To the Conference