EIJC & Dataharvest is an annual, four-day conference, organised by Journalismfund.eu, which brings together journalism heavyweights, data specialists and coding whiz-kids to exchange skills and story ideas. EIJC18 & Dataharvest will take place on Thursday 24, Friday 25, Saturday 26 and Sunday morning 27 May 2018. Like last year, place to be is the charming city of Mechelen, 20 minutes outside of Brussels and very easily accessible! Address is Zandpoortvest 60, 2800 Mechelen at Thomas More University College - Campus De Vest. 

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Journalismfund.eu vzw is an independent non-profit organisation under Belgian law that aims to promote quality in-depth and cross-border journalism by giving working grants to journalists, by providing networking opportunities and by organising training sessions.
Friday, May 25 • 1:00pm - 2:15pm
When European weapons exports get into the wrong hands

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European weapons are used in conflicts, civil wars and human rights violations. Which are the routes they take, and how does this trade circumvent international law? Three teams of journalists have investigated this shady trade with a combination of data journalism, open source research and old-fashioned journalism and share their methods.

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Laura Silvia Battaglia

independent, Freelancer
Yemeni expert. Videomaker. War correspondent. Middle Eastern citizen. Arab speaker. Investigative journalist.
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Kristof Clerix

Journalist, Knack
Kristof Clerix (°1978) works as a reporter for the Belgian weekly news magazine Knack . He is specialized in security reporting and long term investigative projects.Clerix is member of ICIJ and collaborates with OCCRP, Forbidden Stories and Lost in Europe. Together with Belgian daily Le Soir he broke the EU Parliament corruption scandal ("Qatargate... Read More →
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Ludo Hekman

Director, Lighthouse Reports
Ludo Hekman is investigative journalist and director of Lighthouse ReportsLighthouse Reports pioneers collaborative journalism. We are working with Europe's leading media on deeply reported, public interest investigations.www.lighthousereports.com
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Sonja Peterandel

Senior Editor, Wired Germany
Sonja Peteranderl is an investigative journalist and co-founder of BuzzingCities Lab, a think tank focusing on digitalization and security in informal settlements such as the favelas in Brazil or townships in South Africa. She covers global politics, tech trends, security, justice... Read More →
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Hans-Martin Tillack

Investigative reporter, Welt
Hans-Martin Tillack works as an investigative reporter for the newspapers "Welt", "Welt am Sonntag" and the TV magazine "Report München" (public broadcaster ARD). Until 2021 he was an investigative reporter for the weekly magazine "Stern". From 1999 to 2004 he was the EU correspondent... Read More →
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Jerry Vermanen

Investigative and data journalist, Pointer (KRO-NCRV)
Data and investigative journalist at Pointer (KRO-NCRV).

Friday May 25, 2018 1:00pm - 2:15pm CEST
C230 Zandpoortvest 60, 2800 Mechelen