The Secretariat of the Armenian National Platform (EaP CSF) of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum is accepting applications for the Correspondents in Conflict program. The project is implemented in cooperation with the German organization Deutsche Gesellschaft and is funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany.
The program envisages one-week study tours of young Armenian and German journalists to Berlin (October 2022) and Yerevan (November 2022). The organizers cover all the travel expenses of the selected participants.
The Second Artsakh War, as well as the Russian-Ukrainian War, once again demonstrated all the challenges faced by journalists working in conflict zones. The purpose of this joint Armenian-German program is to provide participating journalists with the opportunity to exchange experiences, meet with government agencies, civil society, and representatives of the journalistic community in the two countries. The program also includes workshops on war journalism. Participants will have the opportunity to meet with colleagues working in conflict zones to learn about best practices in the fight against misinformation.
At the end of the program, journalists must submit at least one article in English based on cognitive interaction meetings, as well as their own research and interviews. The articles will be published on the HAP website, as well as on other media platforms.
Applicants for up to 40 years of work in Armenian or international media with at least 40 years of English proficiency can apply.
To apply, you must submit:
- CV in English
- Letter of interest (English, at least 1600 characters)
- Subject of the intended article և Circle of possible interlocutors in Berlin (English, at least 600 characters);
- Letter of recommendation from the media.
- The deadline for applications is 2022. JUNE 8, 18.00 Yerevan time.
- Only candidates who pass the first round will be invited for an interview.
Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, the selection will be made only among those applicants who, by October 2022, have received at least two doses of the vaccine, which is acceptable in Germany.
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