ILO Migration Journalism Fellowship Programme
The ILO Regional Fair Migration Project in the Middle East (FAIRWAY) works to promote fair migration (including fair recruitment) and eliminate forced labour and trafficking for labour exploitation. To address discriminatory attitudes and actions towards migrant workers the project works to sensitize the public on the rights of migrant workers, potential issues of abuse and fair migration solutions through partnerships with the media.
What is the ILO Migration Journalism Fellowship Programme?
A six-month fellowship programme for journalists and media practitioners to support quality reporting on labour migration in the Middle East. The programme is open to individuals working in Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, and the UAE.
Who are the board of experts?
A group of experts/mentors from relevant academic, policy, civil society and media institutions who will provide technical and editorial support to the participants throughout their fellowship.
When is the deadline to apply?
The deadline for applications is 7 August 2017.
When do participants need to be available?
Participants will need to be available to attend an introductory workshop in Beirut or Amman during the first week of October 2017.
How do participants apply?
Applicants will be required to submit the following (in either in English or Arabic):
- A cover letter outlining: your motivation to participate in the programme and a relevant story proposal
- Two relevant samples of your work
Email the application to: Tom Law, EJN Director of Campaigns and Communications at firstname.lastname@example.org
Further information please contact:
- Eliza Marks, Technical Officer at ILO FAIRWAY project at email@example.com
- Tom Law, EJN Director of Campaigns and Communications at firstname.lastname@example.org
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