Deadline: 15 March, 2013
Open to: young journalists, aged 18 to 35 who are citizens or legal residents of the following countries: Brazil, Philippines, Nigeria, Romania, Latvia and any countries in which EYP member organizations are based
Venue: São Paulo (Brazil): from the 20th to the 26th of May 2013; Lagos (Nigeria): from the 1st to the 7th of July 2013
The European Youth Press is currently looking for 24 young environmental journalists to take part in the following training sessions of the “Flag it!” project:
The project “Flag it! – Using digital tools to map environmental issues” aims at equipping young reporters from all over the world with innovative reporting tools in order to raise awareness of global environmental challenges.
To this end 48 young journalists from Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America, will be involved in a seven day training course which aims to bridge social media, technology and scientific information. The courses will be hosted as follows: in São Paulo (Brazil – 20/26 of May 2013), Lagos (Nigeria, 1/7 of July 2013), Manila (Philippines – 9/15 of September 2013) and Bucharest (Romania – 7/13 of October 2013).
The project is supported by the European Commission through the Youth in Action programme and will be based on the best practice provided by the Brazilian association “O Eco”.
The participants will be involved in specific sessions on:
The call is open to young journalists, aged 18 to 35 who are citizens or legal residents of the following countries: Brazil, Philippines, Nigeria, Romania, Latvia and any countries in which EYP member organizations are based.
The participants will be selected according to their country of residence as follow:
Travel costs, accommodation and board are covered for the event. Detailed information on these costs and limits will be provided to selected participants by the organizers.
Please fill in the application form.
Applicants are required:
The deadline for applications is Friday the 15th of March 2013 (23:59 CET).
Any questions related to the present call of participants can be addressed to:[email protected]