Application Due Date: April 15 th 2019
The Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalism Fellowship is a special chance for young (22 to 35), working reporters from establishing nations and nations with economies in shift to cover the United Nations. Hosted every fall at UN Head office, the program brings a choose group of reporters to New york city to cover the opening of the General Assembly for their news outlets.
Throughout the 3-week.
program, fellows have a chance to go to unique rundowns,.
interview senior authorities and exchange concepts with associates from.
worldwide. In previous years, fellows have actually met the UN.
Secretary-General, President of the General Assembly and irreversible.
agents to the United Nations. The program likewise organizes.
sees to different wire service, such as the New York City Times,.
Democracy Now! and WNYC radio.
The Reham Al-Farra Memorial.
Journalism Fellowship was mandated in December 1980 by UN General.
Assembly Resolution 35/201 Previously called the DPI Training Program.
for Broadcasters and Reporters from Establishing Nations, the.
program was relabelled in 2003 in honor of Reham Al-Farra, a 29- year-old.
Jordanian public details officer who was eliminated in the 19 August.
2003 battle of the UN head office in Baghdad.
Given that its starting.
in 1981, the fellowship has actually been granted to 596 reporters from168
nations. Upon conclusion of the program, fellows are anticipated to.
continue operating in journalism and promote much better understanding of the.
United Nations in their house nations. The program does not supply.
fundamental abilities training, as all fellows are working reporters.
The Fellowship covers travel to New york city and supplies an everyday subsistence allowance to cover lodging and associated expenditures.
To fulfill the eligibility requirements, prospects should:
- be in between 22 and 35 years of ages
- be a fulltime working reporter
- excel in English
- have a passport legitimate for a minimum of 6 months beyond the start of the Program (program starts September 2019)
- be a nationwide of an establishing nation or nation in shift, as specified by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs:
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Cuba, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lao, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine (State of), Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Republic of Korea, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Viet Nam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
You should use through the online application.
You will require the following files:
3 (3) released work samples associated with worldwide affairs.
These can be sent in their initial language. Please consist of a.
quick summary in English for product that is not sent in among.
the 6 main UN languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian.
2. A letter of recommendation from your present company or (for freelanceers) an editor you have actually dealt with
3. Your curriculum vitae in English or French
4. Evidence of education (your greatest degree or diploma)
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