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Human rights fellowship for women journalists open [Worldwide]

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Print, broadcast and online women journalists who focus on human rights and social justice can apply for a yearlong fellowship. The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is accepting applications for the Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship, named for the 1998 IWMF Courage in Journalism Award winner and Boston Globe correspondent who was killed in Iraq in May […]


Call for the The Hague Training Course June 2016

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In June 2016, Justice and Peace Netherlands will host the 5th edition of the ‘The Hague Training Course for Human Rights Defenders on Security’ (THTC). The THTC is an advanced week-long training course that aims to support Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) by facilitating the strengthening of their knowledge and skills on security issues and the […]


Fellowship sends international journalists to US [Worldwide]

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Journalism and communication midcareer professionals with limited experience in the United States can apply for this program. The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program provides a year of nondegree graduate-level study, leadership development and professional collaboration with U.S. counterparts. Primary funding for the Humphrey Program is provided by the U.S. Congress through the Bureau of Educational […]


Enhancing skills

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IN recent years, there has been a great deal of hype about ‘skilling Pakistan’ and capitalising on the ‘youth bulge or demographic bomb’ in Pakistan. Sadly, there is not much on the ground: we are 147th out of 148 countries in the Human Resource Development Index and 133rd in the Global Competitive Index. It is […]


Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, graduate of PPF journalism training programme, wins her second Oscar

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Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy a graduate of six-week journalism training programme organised by Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) won her second Academy Award on 28th February for her film ‘A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness’ in the category of Best Documentary (Short Subject). The film is about a 19-year-old Pakistani girl who survives an attempted […]

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UNHCR official opens women training centre

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QUETTA: A senior official of the UN refugee agency on Thursday opened first-ever international standard training centre for women, especially those living in Loralai and Zhob areas of Balochistan. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony of the $1.2 million project, United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) Assistant High Commissioner George Okoth-Obbo stressed the need to […]

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Deadline approaching: UN fellowship for journalists from developing countries [Worldwide]

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Journalists ages 22 to 35 from several developing countries and countries in transition can apply for a fellowship. The Reham Al-Farra (RAF) Memorial Journalists Fellowship Program, established by the United Nations, provides journalists with an opportunity to gain first-hand experience in the work of the United Nations in New York. It is also an opportunity […]

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Study in Australia: Adelaide Scholarships International

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Up to 20 prestigious scholarships may be available to outstanding international students from any country undertaking postgraduate research in any academic discipline. The scholarship provides payment of full tuition fees, health insurance cover and an annual living allowance equivalent to the Australian Postgraduate Award of $26,288 per year (2016 rate: indexed annually). Tenure is 2 […]

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Vocational training: Govt aims to train 50,000 unemployed youth

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SUKKUR: An estimated 50,000 unemployed and under-privileged youth of the country will be trained in the next phase [three] of the Prime Minister’s Youth Skills Development Programme. This was stated by National Vocational Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) Sindh director-general Nabeela Umer at the Sukkur Institute of Business Administration on Monday. Addressing participants of a skills […]

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Asia Journalism Fellowship

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The Asia Journalism Fellowship provides mid-career journalists the chance to sharpen professional skills, deepen domain knowledge, strengthen commitment to their public mission, and form lifelong friendships. For more information click here

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Dag Hammarskjöld UN-reporting fellowship offered [Worldwide]

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Journalists who are 25 to 35 years old and from developing countries can apply for a fellowship to report on the United Nations. The fellowship, sponsored by the Dag Hammarskjöld Scholarship Fund for Journalists, gives participants the opportunity to report on international affairs during the 71th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New […]

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Persephone Miel Fellowship

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The call for 2016 fellows is now open. The deadline is March 1, 2016. The fellowship, overseen by the Pulitzer Center in collaboration with Internews, is designed to help media professionals outside of the United States do the kind of reporting they’ve always wanted to do and enable them to bring their work to a […]

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Thomson Foundation mobile journalism competition back for another year

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To enter, simply create a mobile journalism story in any one of three story types/categories and remember to keep it short (easier to edit, easier to send): A traditional TV news report (min 1 min/max 2 mins) A visual story using platforms such as, but not limited to, Storehouse, Stellar or Adobe Voice A multimedia […]

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IWMF’s fund for women journalists open

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Female journalists of all nationalities can apply for a grant. The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is accepting applications for the Howard G. Buffett Fund, which aims to support women journalists in their projects and endeavors. Possible projects include exposing underreported but critical global issues; challenging traditional media narratives; developing field-based expertise and strengthening careers; […]

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