Application Due Date: June 23, 2019 at 5pm IST.


Indian and African Reporters can use to report from the UN Convention to Fight Desertification POLICE 14 in New Delhi, India.

Internews’ Earth Journalism Network is happy to reveal a Fellowship program that will permit picked reporters to go to and cover the 14 th Conference of the Celebrations (POLICE 14) to the UN Convention to Fight Desertification (UNCCD) happening in New Delhi, India, in early September, 2019.

The UNCCD POLICE14 will be a crucial event to evaluate development made to.
control and reverse additional loss of efficient land from.
desertification, land destruction and dry spell. A mix of agents.
from nationwide, local and city governments, science and research study.
neighborhoods, the economic sector, global and non-governmental.
companies and all kinds of media are anticipated to resolve these.
concerns throughout the two-week occasion.

As part of this Fellowship program, the 2019 group will consist of 5 picked reporters from Africa and India. We’re putting specific focus on choosing press reporters from deserts, or areas affected by dry spell and desertification. Fellows will go to the conference in between 6-14 September, where they will engage with other individuals and Fellowship program organizers in a series of specifically created activities that will consist of mentorship, an orientation workshop, breakfast instructions and interviews and sessions with top-level authorities.


Among expenses covered will be nonrefundable economy-class air travel,.
hotel, meals, and transport both in-location and in transit. We.
will likewise help with journalism accreditation procedure and supply other.
assistance services connecting to take a trip. Please keep in mind that the procedure of.
acquiring any required visas is a Fellow’s obligation; nevertheless,.
visa expenses can be repaid.


To be qualified for the Fellowship, candidates should:

  • Be an expert reporter from or representing a developed media home and reporting from an establishing nation;-LRB- *****************).
  • Complete the application utilizing the link listed below, consisting of.
    addressing essay concerns that show his/her experience reporting.
    on desertification and destruction concerns. We likewise ask you to explain.
    the type of stories you may pursue at the conference;-LRB- *****************).

  • Be offered to show up in India on Friday, 6 th September and remain till departure on Saturday, 14 th
  • Dedicate to take part in all Fellowship activities;-LRB- *****************).
  • Offer a letter of assistance from an editor, manufacturer or manager.
    who can verify your capability to release or transmit your product in an.
    developed media outlet. Freelancers are welcome to use however must.
    supply a letter of assistance.

Requirements for assessing candidates will consist of the potential.
Fellow’s showed experience covering desertification, environment.
modification and other ecological subjects, their interest in continued.
protection of these concerns and their audience and outlet’s reach.

As part of the application procedure, reporters will be asked to.
send examples of their work. These can be published as text pasted into.
a Word file or as links. Stories can be sent out in a native language.
as long as they are accompanied by a brief English run-through. An excellent.
command of English, nevertheless, will be required to respond to the essay.
concerns and will likewise be necessary to take part in Fellowship.

The Earth Journalism Network completely appreciates the editorial.
self-reliance of all reporters. Throughout the conference, Fellows are.
complimentary to report as they choose. Along with the requirements above, we.
ask that reporters accept cross-post all stories they submit throughout.
the UNCCD POLICE14 on the Earth Journalism Network site
and regional and local partner websites (we anticipate the stories will initially.
be released or relayed by a Fellow’s house media outlet).

To Learn More:

Check Out the Authorities Web Page of the Earth Journalism Network 2019 Reporting Fellowships

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