Call for Applications - Trainings on Legal Migration for Journalists 2019, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine

Publish Date: Jul 08, 2019

Deadline: Jul 15, 2019

Call for applications training on legal migration for journalists

Are you a journalist, blogger, other media content creator interested in migration topics? Are you from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine and Russia and fluent in English? Are you interested in taking part in a migration training facilitated by ICMPD and world-renowned media and migration experts?

ICMPD is offering a training on legal, labour and other migration issues from September to November 2019. All costs for the training will be borne by the organisers. Eligible candidates must be available for the training cycle and the final conference in September to December 2019 (exact dates TBC). For further details such as eligibility criteria and the application procedure, please check the application document.

Applications are welcomed from journalists and other media content creators who are interested in migration, from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine and Russia. The application deadline is 15 July 2019.

The training will focus on how to report on legal and labour migration, prevention of irregular migration, etc. The trainings will also provide an overview of statistical information on migration in the region and Europe, migration related trainings explaining terminology and world migration trends and providing examples of objective and balanced reporting on migration as well as results of different media migration monitoring, etc. Each training session will build up on the previous training in order to create a learning curve. To support that, relevant literature will be purchased for the participants. 

In total three trainings will be organised in autumn 2019, namely in September, October and November, followed by a conference in December 2019. Each training will gather three participants from each participating country (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine and Russia), making it 21 participants in total. 

The following topics will be taught at the training:

  • Introduction to migration, terminology, definitions and concepts, theories
  • Legal migration
  • Labour migration
  • Irregular migration
  • Trafficking in human beings
  • Integration and reintegration, diaspora communities
  • Migration research methods
  • Use of statistical data
  • Data analysis and data visualisation
  • Other migration-related issues 

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