10 nominations shortlisted for #IJ4EU Impact Award celebrating cross-border journalism

The #IJ4EU Impact Award is the first award to celebrate cross-border investigative journalism in Europe, and anywhere in the world. 

Three winners will be decided by a jury chaired by Shaun Walker, The Guardian’s central and eastern Europe correspondent. Shaun Walker is the only publicly announced jury member at the moment, but there are four others – who will be announced after the winners have been decided.

The winners will then be announced at the #IJ4EU Impact Award ceremony on Wednesday 14th April at 18:00 CET, as part of the #UNCOVERED virtual conference; promoting cross-border investigative journalism.

Here are the shortlisted nominees!


The Daphne Project

The Ibiza Affair 

The Troika Laundromat 

The FinCEN Files

Lost In Europe

The Dodgy Paperwork Undermining Europe’s COVID Fight

Global Anti-Abortion Misinformation 

Fraud Factory 

Invisible Workers

Luanda Leaks 

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