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Climate Fellowship 2020 for African Journalists (fully-funded trip to Rwanda)

Climate Fellowship 2020 for African Journalists (fully-funded trip to Rwanda)

Country: Rwanda
City: Kigali
May 26 - May 28, 2020
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Applications call for Climate Tracker Fellowship 2020 for African Journalists. Climate Tracker in partnership with Hivos will be training and sending 6 amazing African journalists to cover the Sustainable Energy for All Forum in Rwanda, this May (26th-28th).

Sustainable Energy for All Forum

The Sustainable Energy for All Forum (SEforALL) will bring together the world’s most renowned energy experts and decision-makers in what is sure to be the premier global meeting on the unique energy challenges facing the continent.


This is an opportunity for young journalists from across Africa who want to write incredible stories about the energy challenges in their home country and make a big impact in their countries by publishing about energy. Moreover, this will be a career-defining opportunity to meet and learn from some of the key industry movers and shakers to journalist. This will be a vibrant meeting place to showcase action towards sustainable energy, with entrepreneurs, community leaders, city leaders, policymakers, financiers and investors in the energy space.


Climate Tracker Fellowship serves six African Journalists with an opportunity for a fully-funded fellowship to travel to Kigali for the event. In addition to that, fellows will have an opportunity to undergo exclusive training from leading energy experts and journalists, and an investigative story grant to cover energy issues back in their home country.

Role of fellow

The fellow will also receive training on climate and journalism organized by Climate Tracker, participate in group interviews with high-level officials/experts and network with amazing people from all over the world.
After the Forum, the 6 fellows will be part of an 8-week-long investigative reporting scholarship guided by Climate Tracker, to have a chance to refine their journalism skills and report on the pressing energy issues of their country. In addition to that, fellows will write and publish stories on any of the following themes

  • Energy access
  • Clean energy cooking
  • Right to the energy transition
  • Ensuring everyone benefits from sustainable energy access
  • Sustainable energy and climate change

Candidates can submit their article link to the Climate Tracker App by midnight (GMT+3) on March 18th, 2020.

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Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Event Date26 May,2020 to 28 May,2020
Deadline18 March,2020
Open toAfrican Journalists
OrganizerClimate Tracker
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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