The International Labour Organisation (ILO), in collaboration with the Ethical Journalism Network, launches a six-month Labour Migration Journalism Fellowship Programme.
This programme is part of a comprehensive initiative to promote fair migration (including fair recruitment), and contribute to the elimination of human trafficking for forced labour across the Arab States region.
Application Deadline: 7th August 2017
Eligible Candidates: The program is open to individuals working in Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, and the UAE.
Number Of Awards: Not specified
Value Of Program: Participants to the program will:
- take part in an expert training program on reporting and storytelling on labour migration,
- be provided with editorial support from a board of mentors,
- be given USD 1500 stipends to cover field work to produce and publish a series of in-depth stories on labour migration.
- Reports and multimedia will be published on the ILO and partner websites, in English and Arabic.
Duration of Program: 6 months
Eligibility: To be eligible for the program, applicants must:
- be passionate about human rights, migration, and labour issues.
- be freelance or working for an existing outlet.
- be early-career journalists and media professionals working in Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon and the UAE
- be print, TV and radio journalists, photojournalists and film-makers, multimedia journalists, citizen journalists and social media experts.
How to Apply: Applicants will be required to submit the following (in either English or Arabic):
- A cover letter outlining: your motivation to participate in the program and a relevant story proposal
- Two relevant samples of your work
The Application To | Email: Law by Tom, EJN Director Director Of Communications And Campaigns , At Tom.firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit The Fellowship Webpage For More Information
Award Providers: The fellowship is implemented through the ILO Regional Fair Migration Project in the Middle East (FAIRWAY), with the support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).