Summer School of Investigative Reporting

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August 17 – 19, 2023

Riga, Latvia

Summer School of Investigative Reporting is an annual three-day event that takes place in Riga and has become one of the hottest and most impactful meeting places for media professionals in the region. World-class speakers, inspiring sessions, international networking. One event – many opportunities!

It all takes place at the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga and is supported by the Anne-Marie and Gustaf Ander foundation.

List of speakers, full program and registration information – it’s all coming soon! Stay tuned and see you in August.


Programme Director – Nils Hanson


Award-winning investigative editor and reporter. For 14 years, until 2018, Nils was an executive producer for Mission Investigate, Swedish Television (SVT). He has more than 30 years of experience and has covered around 500 investigations. During the last two years of his leadership, the program won ten international awards. One story, with him as an editor, Deceptive Diplomacy – Cover-up by the UN, won in 2019 both the IRE and Emmy Awards. His handbook on investigative journalism has become a classic in Sweden. Today he continues working as a freelancing editor and reporter besides doing lectures on investigative journalism in Sweden and many other countries.


This year’s conference will focus on the core of investigative journalism, Exposing The Abuse Of Power. Prestigious speakers from the USA, The Netherlands, Denmark, and Sweden are already booked. More will follow.

“Given the times we live through, the skills to gather and analyze information are becoming all the more critical. The attendees will get invaluable tools from top experts on advanced investigative research”, says programme director Nils Hanson.