Bárbara Bécares is a Spanish journalist and writer.

As a freelancer she lived for long periods of time in different countries, learning different languages and cultures. Since 2017 she has been making stories about migration in the Balkans and lived in Velika Kladuša, Bosnia and Herzegovina for 9 months, when the migration route moved to this country. Bárbara learns about the external borders of the European Union on a daily basis. The lives of people determined by these borders are her greatest concern.


Bárbara Bécares

Supported projects

The Balkan route in 2020

  • Migration

BRUSSELS - This story tells how European border and migration policy is making life difficult for people on the Balkan route. Officially, the route is closed, but this research shows how it is still active.