Apply now for a grant!


BRUSSELS - The Pascal Decroos Fund awards grants to distinctive journalistic projects. The grant gives experienced as well as young journalists the chance to execute their investigative ideas and by doing so, contribute to quality investigative journalism in Flanders. The next deadline is Sunday, February 16, 2020.

Deadlines 2020


BRUSSEL - Also in 2020 you can apply for a grant for your investigative journalism project. € 240,000 is provided, spread over 4 rounds. Reports in daily and weekly newspapers, online longreads, podcasts, documentaries, ... the Pascal Decroos Fund supports in-depth journalism in all its forms.

Deadline grant applications


BRUSSELS - You can apply for a grant at the Pascal Decroos Fund for Investigative Journalism up to and including Sunday 17 November. Reports, documentaries, books, podcasts, ... we support your in-depth research.

Exhibition: Documentary photography from Flanders and the Netherlands


BRUSSELS - From 20 January to 1 March 2020 you can visit the exhibition 'Nieuwe gezichten - Documentairefotografie uit Vlaanderen en Nederland' (Documentary photography from Flanders and the Netherlands) in CC Ter Dilft in Bornem. With this exhibition, wants to highlight the work of mainly young photojournalists from Flanders and the Netherlands.

The Chlorpyrifos Case: cross-border investigation supported by


BRUSSELS - Residues of Chlorpyrifos, a dangerous pesticide, have been found in fruit baskets and samples of human urine across Europe. This large, cross-border investigation unveils its risks for the public. 

'Mother': an invitation to meditate on care


SHEFFIELD - The documentary 'Mother', supported by the Pascal Decroos Fund, will have its world premiere at the Sheffield Doc / Fest this weekend. The film is shown in the 'Doc / Love' section, which collects playful, subversive and tender films that question love and power through stories about identity, equality and family.

Last resource: how AIPC proceeded


ACCRA - In countries such as Liberia, Nigeria, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Congo, Kenya and South Africa, women below the poverty line are forced to start sex work in order to feed themselves and their families, sometimes on top of their paid job. An international team of journalists, the AIPC, visited a few women and tells their story. The collective explains how they proceeded.  

Alan Rusbridger to speak at Difference Day


BRUSSELS - In honour of World Press Freedom Day on 3 May, the fifth edition of Difference Day will take place in BOZAR, Brussels. Difference Day honours people and organisations that make a difference in protecting and promoting freedom of the press and freedom of expression.

Press freedom is worsening in Belgium


PARIS - Reporters Without Borders published its annual report on the state of press freedom in the world. At least it can be called disturbing. In Europe, but also in Belgium, journalists are increasingly under pressure. Traditional front runners are, as always, the Scandinavian countries, with Norway for the third year on top. Belgium drops from 7 to 9.