IACC Young Journalists Initiative 2018 for young journalists from all over the world (Deadline: August 15,2018)

About the Young Journalists (YJ) Initiative

The 18th International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) is looking for young journalists from all over the world who are passionate about anti-corruption and have a desire to speak out on social issues related to transparency and integrity.

In 2010, the YJ Initiative was launched at the 14th IACC in Bangkok. Eight young journalists from South East Asia had the opportunity to get involved with the anti-corruption community and communicate to others the outcomes of the conference. The project was successful and since then the IACC continue in engaging more young journalists for the conference and established a network.

The IACC aims to maintain a vibrant community that shares concerns, developments, and solutions surrounding the corruption problem, and welcomes young journalists to join us in Copenhagen this October to report on the outcomes of sessions and workshops at the conference, and to generate awareness around anti-corruption issues through various channels including the IACC blogFacebookTwitter, and Vimeo.

Eligibility

Applicants are expected to meet the three criteria listed below:

  1. You work as a journalist, with solid experience reporting on social issues, and are skilled in one of the following areas:
      • Broadcast Journalism
      • Digital/Print Journalism
      • Photojournalism
      • Social Media
      • Video Editing
  2. You are passionate about fighting corruption and keen to learn more about Transparency International (TI), the IACC Series and the issues we work on.
  3. You are under 35 years old by 24 October 2018 and fluent in English, and based in/or holding a citizenship from a country where Denmark provides official development assistance (ODA). The list of countries is found here.

What can you expect if you get selected?

  • A ticket to the 18th IACC and an invitation to report on the conference and its youth-related initiatives such as music, film and innovative anti-corruption projects
  • Round-trip economy class from where you based to Copenhagen, Denmark, and three stars hotel accommodation for five nights, from 20-25 October 2018. Reimbursement for your visa cost to Denmark (if applicable)
  • Advice and guidance from the Communications team of TI and previous YJs, as well as a reporting plan for the Conference days
  • Journalistic opportunities before and after the conference to write about the issues you feel passionate about, and also the chance to engage with the TI National Chapter if TI is present where you based
  • Access to some of the most influential figures in the anti-corruption field as well as experts from Non-Governmental Organisation, Intergovernmental Organisations, Government, and Private Sector

Please read the 18th IACC Young Journalist Terms of Reference before you submit your application

Application

APPLY HERE

Complete the application form and provide all relevant information as requested.

Applications will be reviewed and selected on a rolling basis by a team of representatives from TI, the final deadline for submission is 15 August 2018. Selected YJs will be informed no later than 31st August 2018, possibly earlier.

For more information,please visit https://iaccseries.org/journalists-for-transparency


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