Due Date: April 15, 2019
Applications are open for the United Nations Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalism Fellowship 2019 The Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalism Fellowship is a distinct chance for young, 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 participate in unique rundowns, interview senior authorities and exchange concepts with coworkers from all over the world. 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 sets up sees to numerous wire service, such as the New York City Times, Democracy Now! and WNYC radio. The 2019 Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalism Fellowship will happen at United Nations Head Office in New York City from September 15 to October 5, 2019.
The Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalism Fellowship was mandated in December 1980 by UN General Assembly Resolution 35/201 Previously referred to as 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 info officer who was eliminated in the 19 August 2003 battle of the UN head office in Baghdad.
- The Fellowship covers travel to New york city and offers a day-to-day subsistence allowance to cover lodging and associated expenditures.
- 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
For more details, see UNRAF