Awards

The OCCRP’s groundbreaking investigative stories appear in regional and international media including the BBC, The Guardian, The Financial Times, Le Soir, Die Zeit, The Wall Street Journal and many others. The stories themselves have won over ninety international and local awards, including the Global Shining Light Award, the Daniel Pearl Award, The Tom Renner Award, the Robert F. Kennedy Social Media Award and the European Press Prize Special Award. Our reporters have been honored with the International Women’s Media Foundation Courage Award, the Transparency International Integrity Award, the Knight Foundation Award and plenty more. The awards themselves (together with awards for which OCCRP and its members have been finalists), are summarized below.

2017 AWARDS

WINNER: PULITZER PRIZE FOR EXPLANATORY REPORTING, PANAMA PAPERS

OCCRP was among a number of media that shared the Pulitizer Prize for its work on the Panama Papers series. The Pulitzer Prize Board lauded the Panama Papers investigation for “using a collaboration of more than 300 reporters on six continents to expose the hidden infrastructure and global scale of offshore tax havens.” The award was bestowed on the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, McClatchy, the Miami Herald, Süddeutsche Zeitung and other international media partners for reporting on the project, including OCCRP Network.

 

WINNER: EUROPEAN PRESS PRIZE FOR INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING, CINS

OCCRP network member CINS won the EPP for Investigative reporting for their work on stories that exposed corruption charges framed and then forgotten: “These revelations fulfil the most basic promise of investigative journalists to their readers: they lift the curtains of corruption and let the light shine in,” EPP judges said.

 

WINNER: FRITT ORD FREE MEDIA AWARDS

OCCRP partners MeydanTV and Armenian reporter Zaruhi Mejlumyan of Hetq were named winners of the 2017 Fritt Ord Free Media Awards paying “tribute to intrepid, independent journalism.”

 

HONORARY MENTION: EUROPEAN PRESS PRIZE FOR INNOVATION, ATLATSZO.HU

OCCRP network member Budapest-based Atlatszo.hu led by Editor-in-Chief Tamas Bodoky impressed EPP judges with an interactive map of European Union funds approved for Hungarian use – and seeing what became of the money. “The judges found it both involving and horrifying.”

 

WINNER: LITHUANIA INVESTORS’ FORUM “BUSINESS JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR”

Sarunas Cerniauskas, investigative editor for OCCRP network member 15min.lt, was honoured as “Business Journalist of the Year” by the Investors’ Forum of Lithuania for his record of reporting seeking transparency and holding business and political leaders accountable.

 

WINNER: VILNIUS UNIVERSITY AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM

Vilnius University’s Faculty of Communications and Journalism bestowed Sarunas Cerniauskas, investigative editor for OCCRP network member 15min.lt, with the Award for Excellence in Investigative Journalism, the first of its kind in Lithuania. The faculty plans to give the award our annually to “the most deserving investigative journalist whose activities made the greatest impact on society.”

 

WINNER: NUNS ONLINE INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM PRIZE, MAKING A KILLING

OCCRP and Balkan Investigative Reporting Network’s (BIRN) ‘Making a Killing’ won the online investigative journalism prize organized by the Independent Society of Journalists in Serbia (NUNS). BIRN also won the print media award for the same project. In addition, OCCRP network member CINS also won the NUNS online investigative journalism prize for exposing that the governor of the National Bank of Serbia plagiarized her thesis. OCCRP network member KRIK also received special recognition at the NUNS ceremony for its Database of Serbian Politicians’ Assets.

 

2016 AWARDS

Winner: 2016 EU Prize for Journalism

Studio Monitor's Nino Ramishvili and Giorgi Mgeladze won the EU Prize for Journalism in the category of ‘Best Investigative Audio or Audiovisual Story in Broadcast or Online Media’ for their video report "Agent provocateur in service of the government 2”. Their reporters Tskriala Shermadini and Giorgi Mgeladze also received an honourable mention for “Sacrificed to the hard work“ and one more honourable mention went to Natia Chekheria and Nana Biganishvili for their report “Police system against a citizen”.

 

Winner: Oxfam Food Award

Hetq reporter Tatev Khachatryan was declared the winner of Armenia’s branch of Oxfam’s Food Safety and Nourishment competition in the category of Internet reporting.

 

Winner: 'Suitcase 2016' Annual Media Competition

Armenian Hetq reporter Yeranouhie Soghoyan won first prize at the “Suitcase 2016” annual media competition on key migration issues in the print media category.

 

Winner: Two COAF Media Awards

Hetq reporter Naira Hayrapetyan won two media awards in a competition organized by the Children of Armenia Fund (COAF).

 

Winner: Four Awards at the annual journalistic gala held in Bucharest - November 2016

The first place for investigative reporting went to Ana Poenariu of RISE Romania for her series on Gabriel Oprea the former vice prime minister. The second place went to Rise Romania/Rise Moldova for their work on the Panama Papers. The first place for TV&Video for the OCCRP documentary Clear Cut Crimes, was awarded to Romana Puiulet. The main award for the night also went to RISE Project/Romana Puiulet for the same OCCRP/RISE documentary-Clear Cut Crimes. Finally, there was an honorary award for local reporting for RISE Moldova, for their work on elections.

 

Winner: UNDP Award for Investigative Reporting

Reporter Jasna Fetahović from the Center for Investigative Reporting in Sarajevo (CIN), together with  reporters from RISE Moldova, Dumitru Lazur and Olga Ceaglei, as well as the regional editor of the Organized Crime and Corruption Report (OCCRP) Miranda Patrucić, have become the recipients of the third award for investigative reporting as granted by UNDP Moldova.

 

Winner: Inaugural Trace International prize

OCCRP won the inaugural Trace International prize for reporting on bribery with Wall Street Journal.

 

Winner: Four Digistory Awards

OCCRP partner HETQ won four awards at the Digistory Conference in Yerevan, Armenia.

 

Winner: World Summit Awards

Digital databases of the Center for Investigative Reporting in Sarajevo have been declared one of the five best digital projects in the category of online media and journalism by the World Summit Awards (WSA). CIN’s databases about politicians’ property holdings, public procurement and energy resources of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) have been acknowledged at the world level for its quality among nearly 400 submissions from 86 countries.

 

Winner: IRE 2015 Tom Renner Award

OCCRP reporters and editors, including many working both inside and outside Azerbaijan, have been awarded IRE's 2015 Tom Renner Award recognizing outstanding crime and corruption reporting for The Khadija Project, in which OCCRP continued the work of our then-jailed partner Khadija Ismayilova.

 

Winner: UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2016

Awarded to then-jailed OCCRP partner and RFE/RL Azerbaijani reporter Khadija Ismayilova “in recognition of her outstanding contribution to press freedom in difficult circumstances.”

 

Winner: Golden Shovel Award (Sweden)

OCCRP reporter and regional editor Miranda Patrucic, OCCRP/RFE/RL's Khadija Ismayilova and representatives of SVT and Swedish news agency TT were recognized with Sweden’s prestigious Golden Shovel award for their work on Telia Sonera’s activities in Azerbaijan.

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Winner: Serbian National Award for Investigative Reporting

Stevan Dojcinovic and Dragana Peco from KRIK and Atanas Tchobanov from Bivol won the Serbian National Award for investigative reporting for 2016 for investigative stories on Sinisa Mali, mayor of Belgrade.

 

Winner: Pulitzer Memorial Award (Hungary)

Atlatszo was awarded the prestigious Pulitzer Memorial Award, the Hungarian prize for quality journalism,  the most prestigious journalism award in the country, named after Hungarian-born journalist Joseph Pulitzer. Atlatszo was its sole recipient for 2016.

 

Winner: Sozial Marie Award (Austria)

Awarded to Atlatszo for the creation of an online tool, KiMitTud, implemented to provide easier access to important public information and in recognition of the initiative’s innovative nature and social impact.

 

Winner: “Best Investigation of the Year,”Honor of the Profession Award 2016 (Ukraine)

OCCRP partner Lyubov Velychko was recognized in Ukraine for her investigation into Kalush chemical clean-up.

 

2015 AWARDS

Received Honors: ACCOUNT Awards

Aladin Abdagić received honors for the best corruption reporting in 2015 from the Anti-Corruption Network in Bosnia and Herzegovina (ACCOUNT) in Sarajevo.

 

Winner: The Sergei Magnitsky Human Rights Award

The OCCRP was honored in the very first Sergei Magnitsky Human Rights Awards for “outstanding investigative journalism.” OCCRP’s Paul Radu, executive director, and Novaya Gazeta's Roman Anin accepted the award given to journalists who had done the most in the Magnitsky case.

 

Winner: Global Shining Light Award

Global Shining Light Awards were awarded to OCCRP for Unholy Alliances. Miranda Patrucic (OCCRP), Dejan Milovac (MANS), Stevan Dojcinovic (KRIK), Lorenzo Bodrero (IRPI), and Lejla Camdzic (OCCRP) were the reporters on the project. The jury also honored the OCCRP-linked project YanukovychLeaks, which exposed the corruption of the former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. OCCRP's Armenian partner Hetq were among the finalists for its 2013 story Cyprus Troika exposing the suspicious dealings of an offshore company based in Cyprus that used the church, state and business sectors to further its interests.

 

Winner: EU Investigative Journalism Prize (Montenegro)

Awarded to OCCRP reporter Miranda Patrucic and MANS reporter Dejan Milovac for "Unholy Alliances," which was published in Montenegrin dailies Vijesti and Dan. The investigation reveals the connection between politics, business and organized crime in Montenegro.

 

Winner: EU Investigative Journalism Prize (Macedonia)

OCCRP journalists Saska Cvetkovska and Pavla Holcova have been awarded the European Union investigative journalism prize for 2014’s best investigative story from Macedonia. Cvetkovska and Holcova were honored for their story The Landlord Spy, which probed the assets of Macedonia’s then-chief of secret police, Saso Mijalkov.

 

Winner: Dusko Jovanovic Foundation (Montenegro)

Stevan Dojcinovic of KRIK, Serbia, took the second prize for his project on alleged Balkan drug-lord, Darko Saric.

 

Winner: Josh Friedman Excellence in Investigative Journalism

Three Georgian reporters were bestowed this award for their investigations: OCCRP reporter Nino Bakradze for her story on the botched investigation of the murder of a forest ranger; Nino Zuriashvili of OCCRP/Studio Monitori also won this award for her video story on TB patients who were declared terminal in Georgia but were later cured in France; and Studio Monitori reporter Giorgi Mgeladzefor a TV story he did on the Georgia postal service.

 

Winner: The Theodore Heuss medal from Theodore-Heuss-Stiftung (Germany)

Atlatszo was awarded this prize “for its outstanding contribution to a clean and lively civil society on the road to a peaceful development of democracy in Hungary.”

 

Winner: Tvapatum 2015 – Stories about Change

Hetq won medals in three categories: Investigative Reportage (Ani Hovhannisyan and Marine Madatyan), Best Use of Reforms (Zaruhi Mejlumyan), and Best Use of Technology (Ani Hovhannisyan and Narek Aleksanyan).

 

Winner: Press Freedom Award

The National press club honored Khadija Ismayilova of Azerbaijan.

 

Winner: John Aubuchon Press Freedom Award of The National Press Club (United States)

OCCRP/RFE/RL reporter Khadija Ismayilova won the US National Press Club’s most prestigious press freedom award in 2015.

 

Winner: PEN Award

The US PEN association of writers honored Azerbaijani journalist Khadija Ismayilova with the 2015 PEN/Barbara Goldsmith Freedom to Write Award for her hard-hitting investigations revealing corruption at the highest levels of power in Azerbaijan.

 

Winner: Swedish National Press Club Award

Khadija Ismayilova was honored with the Swedish National Press Club's Freedom of Speech award for 2015. The award commemorates slain Russian reporter Anna Politkovskaya.

 

Finalist: IRE 2014 Tom Renner Award

OCCRP was named a finalist for IRE's Tom Renner award, for the project Unholy Alliances. This was the first occasion on which OCCRP was nominated as an organization, as opposed to having individual journalists nominated. All but 2 of the 70 finalists covered US-related topics.

 

Winner: 2015 Universal Rights “Media Excellence” Award (Armenia)

OCCRP/Hetq reporter Zaruhie Medjlumyan was honored with this award at the 2015 Universal Rights awards ceremony in Yerevan, Armenia, for her professionalism and coverage of the rights of those sentenced to life imprisonment.

 

Winners: Fritt Ord Foundation and Zeit Foundation Press prize

The 2015 Fritt Ord Foundation and the ZEIT Foundation Press Prizes for Russia and Eastern Europe were awarded to six courageous journalists and media outlets from Russia, Ukraine and Georgia. The winners included OCCRP member Slidstvo.Info and the journalists Serhiy Harmash and Valentyna Samar from Ukraine (with both of whom OCCRP collaborates), along with OCCRP partner Netgazeti.ge from Georgia.

 

Winner: European Press Prize Special Award

Unexpectedly, a special award was given to the OCCRP, described by judges as “a memorably motivated, determined force for good everywhere it operates. Its members do not get rich, but the societies they serve are richer and cleaner for the scrutiny that only true, independent journalism can provide.”

 

Winner: Alison Des Forges Award of Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch (HRW) awarded the Alison Des Forges Award for extraordinary activism to Azerbaijani investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova. The award celebrates those who risk their lives to protect the rights and dignity of others.

 

Finalists – European Press Prize

The OCCRP had two stories shortlisted for the investigative reporting category: The Russian Laundromat series (which launched large-scale investigations in the United Kingdom, Moldova and Russia) and the Unholy Alliances project from 2014.

 

Winner: Annual Award for Best Investigative Reporting

The MediaPedia project created by a team including OCCRP member Saska Cvetkovkska won the annual award for best investigative reporting given by the Macedonian Association of Journalists.

 

Winner: Freedom of Expression Award

OCCRP member Atlatszo.hu won the Freedom of Expression 2015 award given by the Index on Censorship, in the category of digital activism.

 

Winner: EU Prize for journalism in Georgia

Reporter Nana Biganishvili working for OCCRP’s Georgia partner Studio Monitori was awarded for an OCCRP-assisted report on citizens’ efforts to block development in Tbilisi’s Vake Park. As a result of this and other stories and public protests, the development project is currently on hold.

 

Winner: Georgian Charter of Journalism Ethics prize

Another Studio Monitori reporter, Tskriala Shermadini, won a prize for an OCCRP-assisted report on how some diesel gasoline being sold in Georgia far exceeded pollution standards.

 

Winner: Macedonia Institute for Media Award

Saska Cvetkovska of NOVA received the third prize under the category "Best investigative story for 2014" for a story on pollution and cancer cases.

 

Recognized: Macedonia Institute for Media

SCOOP Macedonia’s Marija Mitevska and Vladimir Kalinski were also recognized in the category "Best investigative story of 2014."

 

2014 AWARDS

Winner: Macedonia Institute for Media Award.

Mence Toci from NOVA TV won the second prize under the category "Best investigative story of 2013" for an OCCRP-supported story on industrial pollution.

 

Winner: USAID Best Investigative Story Award

Joint research by CIN Sarajevo and CINS (Serbia) on the purchase of international awards won the Best 2014 Investigative Story awarded by the American Embassy in Serbia and the Independent Journalists’ Association of Serbia (NUNS).

 

Winner: European Citizen Prize (European Parliament)

The European Parliament awarded Atlatszo with the European Citizen Prize describing it as “one of the last bastions in Hungary which stands for the freedom to hold opinions and to receive an impart information without interference by public authorities.”

 

Awarded to Iurie Sanduta, reporter of then-Ziarul de Garda and now-director of RISE Moldova for his story on the Moldavan Forest Mafia.

 

Winners: M100 Media Award

The international media conference M100 Sanssouci Colloquium concluded with the bestowal of the M100 Media Award on the Mayor of Kiev, Vitali Klitschko, and on YanukovychLeaks reporters Natalie Sedletska and Kateryna Kapliuk.

 

Winners: BOBS Award

The YanukovychLeaks team from Ukraine received the “Best of Online Activism” (The BOBs) award from German broadcaster Deutsche Welle, in the “Reporters Without Borders” category.

 

Winner: 2014 Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism

OCCRP partner Kyiv Post won this award for superior journalism throughout the publication’s history.

 

Special Mention: SEEMO

YanukovychLeaks team member Anna Babinets of Slidstvo.info, Ukraine, received a Special Mention at the 2014 South East Europe Media Organization (SEEMO) award ceremony, for her reporting from the Kyiv barricades.

 

Winner: SEEMO Award

South East Europe Media Organization (SEEMO) honored three interns of CIN Sarajevo with the Award for Outstanding Journalism, in the category of Young Professionals. Their story on foster families led to a new law.

 

Winner: USAID Journalism Award

The same story was recognized by USAID in Bosnia and Herzegovina, under its project Strengthening Government Institutions and Processes in BiH (SGIP BiH).

 

Recognition: “100 Information Heroes”

Reporters Without Borders, a non-profit organization focusing on freedom of expression and information featured Assen Yordanov of Bivol/OCCRP and Khadija Ismayilova on their list.

 

Winner: ACCOUNT Awards

OCCRP member CIN, Sarajevo, was recognized at the Bosnia and Herzegovina Anti-Corruption Civic Organizations Unified Network (ACCOUNT)’s annual journalism awards ceremony for the fourth time. Reporters Aladin Abdagić and Mubarek Asani jointly received the best video award and Aladin Abdagić received the best investigative story award. Both stories led to police investigations and one man was sentenced to 11 years in prison.

 

Winner: Media Excellence prize

OCCRP’s Armenian partner www.hetq.am won the “Media Excellence” prize at the 2014 Universal Rights ceremony held in Yerevan for its professionalism in the field of investigative journalism and in exposing human rights issues.

 

Winner: Freedom of Speech Prize

Hetq received the Freedom of Speech Prize for its disclosures of offshore accounts and related issues. The Prize was presented by “Asparez” Club of Journalists (Armenia).

 

Winner: Georgia’s Best TV Story of the Year

Studio Monitori journalist and OCCRP partner Nana Naskidashvili’s investigative story “Tabatskuri Lake and the Trouble of Fishermen” was named the best TV story of the year by the Republic of Georgia’s Civil Society Institute.

 

Winner: Lielais Kristaps Film Festival awards

Re:Baltica’s Arta Giga saw ‘Modris’, a film by her Red Dot media company, honored for best debut and best actress as well as receiving the audience award. The film premiered in the Toronto International Film Festival and received special recognition in Spain’s San Sebastian film festival. (Director Juris Kursietis received the “Silver Prometheus” at the Tbilisi International Film Festival.)

 

Winner: Biodiversity Prize

This is the second year in a row that OCCRP’s Bulgarian partner Bivol was awarded the prize for environmental journalism by the Foundation “Biodiversity.”

 

2013 AWARDS

Winner: Global Shining Light Award

Khadija Ismayilova and Nushabe Fatullayeva (Baku), together with Czech journalists Pavla Holcova and Jaromir Hason were acknowledged for uncovering the questionable dealings of the Azeri President’s family.

 

Winner: Knight International Journalism Award

In November, OCCRP reporter and Novaya Gazeta journalist Roman Anin received the 2013 Knight International Journalism Award.

 

Winner: SEEMO Professional Journalist Award

Mahir Šahinović (CIN Sarajevo) was acknowledged for uncovering an international stock exchange scam. Mahir also gained an award from the Open Society Foundation that enabled him to attend the Global Investigative Journalism Conference in Rio de Janeiro.

 

Finalist:  2013 Global Shining Light Award

Miranda Patrucic, Valerie Hopkins, and Drew Sullivan were nominated for their two-year “First Family, First Bank” investigation  of how Montenegro Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic exploited his control over the government to benefit himself, siblings and friends.

 

Contributed to second Global Shining Light Award winner

Swedish Television was acknowledged for revealing corruption in a deal between Swedish telecom TeliaSonera and the daughter of Uzbek President Islam Karimov. OCCRP’s Miranda Patrucic and Roman Anin were acknowledged in the story for their role.

 

Finalist:  Daniel Pearl Award 2013

OCCRP’sProxy Platform” project uncovering the nest of companies used for draining billions from Russia, was one of six finalists for Outstanding International Reporting.

 

Winner: Independent Journalism Center “Top 10 Journalists of 2013” Prize (Moldova)

Awarded to Iurie Sanduta, reporter of then-Ziarul de Garda and now-director of RISE Moldova.

 

Finalist: European Press Prize 2013

Paul Radu, Mihai Munteanu, Luke Harding, Ion Preașcă, Iurie Sănduță and Cristi Ciupercă were nominated for the series titled “A Murderer’s Trail”.

 

Finalist:  Gannett Foundation Award 2013

OCCRP’sFollowing the Magnitsky Money” investigation  was a finalist for the Innovative Investigative Journalism awards.

 

Winner: Jurg Grizelj Award

Stevan Dojcinovic of OCCRP/CINS (Serbia) won Serbia’s top investigative award, for exposing organized crime.

 

Winner: NUNS investigative award

CINS also won the NUNS (Independent Association of Journalists, Serbia) investigative journalism prize for a story on public transport.

 

Winner: Anti-Corruption Network Award

CIN (Bosnia and Herzegovina) won Bosnia and Herzegovina’s top investigative journalism award for a story on the indirect taxation authority that led directly to investigation by Bosnian prosecutors.

 

Winner: UNICEF 2013 prize for promotion and protection of children’s rights

Renata Radić-Dragić of CIN won this prize for a story on how local children deal with dual alphabets.

 

Special Mention: UNICEF 2013 prize for promotion and protection of children’s rights

Aladin Abdagić of CIN was specially mentioned by UNICEF under the same category.

 

Winner: Josh Friedman Prize

Studio Monitori (Georgia) and OCCRP partner Nanka Naskidashvili was awarded for a video report investigating failed water distribution projects.

 

 Winner: National Contest held by Transparency International

Studio Monitori won two awards: Giorgi Mgeladze was awarded first prize for investigating a member of parliament who seized control of a prime ski area. Tskriala Shermadini won second prize for investigating deception concerning new type of corn which resulted in catastrophic harvests.

 

Winner: Best Journalism on Bulgarian Wildlife

Bivol/Бивол investigated the "absorption" of lucrative public lands by people close to power.

bivol awardAssen Yordanov at the awards ceremony.

2012 AWARDS

Winner: USAID Award for Investigative Journalism

The US Embassy in Serbia & Independent Journalism Association of Serbia (NUNS) Award recognized CIN and CINS under the Investigative Journalism 2012 for series of stories on “Project Copic”.

 

Winner: Knight International Fellowship

Roman Anin, OCCRP's lead reporter on Following the Magnitsky Money, qualified for this prestigious fellowship.

 

Winner: Google & Global Voices Breaking Borders Award

Awarded to OCCRP Hungarian partner Atlatszo.

 

Winner: International Women's Media Federation Courage in Journalism Award

Khadija Ismayilova received this award for reporting under duress.

 

Winner: Gerd Bucerius Prize for Free Press in Eastern Europe

Khadija Ismayilova received this award from the ZEIT Foundation, Germany.

  

Finalist: IRE 2011 Tom Renner Award

OCCRP/Khadija Ismayilova were nominated for three stories on The Hidden Wealth of the Azerbaijani President.

 

Ranking in The Atlantic’s Brave Thinkers of 2012

Khadija Ismayilova was ranked at no. 2

 

Finalist: European Press Prize

A team led by Paul Radu and Mihai Munteanu was nominated for The Proxy Platform project.

 

Robert F. Kennedy Award for Excellence in Journalism

Renata Radic, of CIN Sarajevo, received the international social media award.

renata awardRenata Radic of CIN receives the Robert F. Kennedy Award

 

Winner: Thompson Reuters Foundation and Media Center Sarajevo

Mirjana Popovic of CIN received Thompson Reuters Foundation & Media center Sarajevo Award for Best Story on Governance and Corruption, 2012.

 

GIPA Friedman Prize

Nana Biganishvili of Studio Monitor received this for an investigative report revealing Tbilisi City Hall’s non-transparent spending and money laundering.

 

Winner: Medal of Commendation

The Council on Trafficking Issues awarded Hetq with a medal of commendation for its on-going coverage of human trafficking and ways to prevent it.

 

Winner: Hrant Dink Freedom Award

This was presented by The Armenian Bar Association to Edik Baghdasaryan of Hetq in acknowledgment of his heroic defence of Liberty and Free Speech in the service of the people of the Republic of Armenia

 

SOME AWARDS WON BY OCCRP AND ITS MEMBERS IN 2011 & PREVIOUSLY

  • NUNS Award for Investigative Reporting

  • Time for Free Press Prize (Armenia)

  • The ITS Prize: Young Journalists Against Corruption

  • Whitman Bassow Award (Overseas Press Club)

  • The Daniel Pearl Award for Outstanding Investigative Reporting

  • Global Shining Light Award for Investigative Reporting Under Duress

  • The Knight International Journalism Award

  • First Prize for Best Investigative Film of the Year (Internews Armenia)

  • “Environment and Human Rights” for Journalists First prize (OSCE)

  • The Overseas Press Club Award (with ICIJ)

  • IREX Moldova “Special Mention” for Promoting Investigative Journalism

  • IREX Moldova “Young Journalists Against Corruption” Prize Winner

  • The Tom Renner Award for Crime Reporting

  • Investigative Reporters and Editors (with ICIJ)

  • The first ever Global Shining Light Award

  • The Transparency International Integrity Award

  • USAID award for the best investigative journalism series (Serbia)

  • Freedom of Speech Prize (Armenia)

  • "Special Mention", For Promoting The Investigative Journalism Which Approaches The Corruption Phenomenon Under Various Thematic Aspects (Iurie Sanduta)

  • “Defender of Armenia Freedom”

  

 stevan bojana mahir awardStevan Dojcinovic and Bojana Jovanovic of CINS and Mahir Sahinovic of CIN