Due Date: March 1, 2019

Applications are open for the Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Reporters Fellowships 2019 The Fellowship permits reporters from the primarily establishing countries of Africa, Asia (consisting of Pacific Island countries), Latin America and the Caribbean to cover the United Nations General Assembly for roughly 10 weeks starting in September each year.

The reporters who are granted fellowships are provided the unparalleled chance to observe global diplomatic considerations at the United Nations, to make expert contacts that will serve them for many years to come, to engage with skilled reporters from around the globe, and to acquire a more comprehensive point of view and understanding of matters of international issue. Lots of previous fellows have actually increased to prominence in their expert and nations. The program is not planned to offer fundamental abilities training to reporters; all individuals are media experts.

Expense

  • The Fund will offer: round-trip airline tickets to New york city; lodgings; medical insurance throughout of the fellowship, and an everyday allowance to cover food and other needs. The Fund will not be accountable for other expenditures of an individual nature, such as phone conversation.

Eligibility

Open to people who:

  • Are belonging to among the primarily establishing nations of Africa, Asia (consisting of Pacific Island countries), Latin America and the Caribbean. For 2019 just, the Fund will decline applications from the nations of the 2018 fellows– Argentina, India, Kenya and Yemen– in an effort to turn recipient nations;-LRB- **************).
  • Presently reside in and compose for media in an establishing nation;-LRB- **************).
  • Are in between the ages of 25 and 35;-LRB- **************).
  • Have an excellent command of the English language given that United Nations interview and lots of files remain in English just;-LRB- **************).
  • Are presently used as expert reporters for print, tv, radio or web media companies. Both full-time and self-employed reporters are welcomed to use;-LRB- **************).
  • Have approval from their media companies to invest approximately 3 months in New york city reporting from the United Nations;-LRB- **************).
  • Get a dedication from their media companies that the reports they submit throughout the regard to the Fellowship will be utilized which they will continue to be spent for their services.

Application

An initially finished and signed application (in Word or PDF), together with all 6 (6) of the Documents Requirements, must be sent out by postal or carrier service (such as DHL, FedEx, Airborne) to:

Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Reporters
512 Northampton Street, No. 124 A
Edwardsville, PA 18704 U.S.A.

For additional information, see Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Reporters

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