Indian and African Journalists can apply to report from the UN Convention to Combat Desertification COP 14 in New Delhi, India.
The UNCCD COP14 will be a key gathering to review progress made to control and reverse further loss of productive land from desertification, land degradation and drought. A mix of representatives from national, regional and local governments, science and research communities, the private sector, international and non-governmental organizations and all forms of media are expected to address these issues during the two-week event.
Amongst costs covered will be non-refundable economy-class airfare, hotel, meals, and transportation both in-location and in transit. We will also assist with the press accreditation process and provide other support services relating to travel. Please note that the process of obtaining any necessary visas is a Fellow’s responsibility; however, visa costs can be reimbursed.
To be eligible for the Fellowship, applicants must:
Be a professional journalist from or representing an established media house and reporting from a developing country.
Be available to arrive in India on Friday, 6th September and stay until departure on Saturday, 14th.
Commit to participate in all Fellowship activities.
Provide a letter of support from an editor, producer or supervisor who can confirm your ability to publish or broadcast your material in an established media outlet. Freelancers are welcome to apply but must provide a letter of support.
Deadline is June 23, 2019
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