Pulitzer Center calls for applications for Congo Basin Rainforest Journalism Fund Convening 2020. This Convening is a fully-funded opportunity for Journalists to participate in the meeting of the Rainforest Journalism Fund in the Congo Basin.
Basically, the workshops will be adapted to specific challenges or key questions for reporting on environmental issues in the Congo Basin. They will take place from May 22 to 24 in Kinshasa, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Applicants must agree to arrive in Kinshasa on Thursday, May 21 and be available until Sunday, May 24 in order to participate in the entire meeting of the Rainforest Journalism Fund in the Congo Basin.
The program is open to a maximum of 20 journalists selected from across the Congo Basin region, including beneficiaries of the Rainforest Journalism Fund. But however Pultizer Center encourages applications from freelance journalists and employees of all nationalities. Priority will be given to journalists who cover environmental issues in the following countries: Cameroon, Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo-Brazzaville, Equatorial Guinea, and Gabon.
The Congo Basin Rainforest Journalism Fund Convening is a fully-funded program for Journalists. Moreover, the Pulitzer Center will cover the costs of transport, accommodation, meals and non-alcoholic drinks for the duration of the meeting for the selected candidates. But however, applicants will be responsible for obtaining required travel visas.
The deadline for submissions is February 29, 2020.
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