Attend and Cover EcoHealth 2014 in Montreal, Canada!

Deadline: 3 June, 2014
Open to: Journalists specialized in the coverage of health and the environment, irrespective of their gender, age, nationality, place of residence and media (print, radio, TV, web)
Venue: Montréal, Canada, 11 – 15 August 2014

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Description

Ecohealth conference is a key forum for researchers, practitioners and educators whose work spans the fields of ecology, human and veterinarian medicine, planning, social sciences, international development and beyond. The conference provides an opportunity to address issues ranging from environmental impact on human and animal health and transmission of infectious diseases, to conservation and ecosystem management, to rural and urban development and planning. The conference is also an opportunity to engage with and profile voices outside of academia and to explore new collaborations with community groups, businesses, policy makers, the media and others.

More information regarding the conference can be found here.

Eligibility

Journalists specialized in the coverage of health and the environment,irrespective of their gender, age, nationality, place of residence and media (print, radio, TV, web) are welcome to apply. Journalists attending will be expected to publish articles and/or programme content on the various issues addressed by the conference.

Costs

In addition to free registration, the travel grants cover the costs of transportation from your own country, travel visas and four (4) nights of accommodation in Montréal, Canada.

How to Apply?

The jury will select eight (8) professional, full-time or freelance journalists, specialized in the coverage of health and the environment, with comprehensive experience in traditional and/or digital media. Candidates are asked to send their CV, coordinates, identification pages of their passport, three articles or video or audio productions on health and environmental issues in the language of origin, and a one-page essay in English describing why they should be selected and what they will do if they win the competition.

You can check further the selection criteria at the official call here.

Applications – including the applicant’s CV, coordinates, identification pages of the passport – should be sent electronically to:
EcoHealth Prize Competition/
 WFSJ (TITLE OF YOUR MESSAGE)
Email: [email protected]
Tel.: +1 514 508-2777

Applications must be received no later than 3 June, 2014

For further information, please contact the WFSJ Office at [email protected]

For further information please check the official call here.