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China may increase number of scholarships

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China is considering increase in number of scholarships for Pakistani students learning Chinese language and establishment of the Institute of Chinese Language Culture Conference in the universities of Peshawar and Abbottabad in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. This was stated by Chinese diplomats while talking to a delegation of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Islamabad. KP delegation was headed by […]

Pakistan Press Foundation calls for ethical journalism

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MULTAN – Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) has called upon journalists to observe journalism’s ethics and demonstrate gender sensitivity while revealing any information or social ills. A three-day workshop, organized by PPF, concluded at local press club on Friday. It was attended by a number of journalists hailing from print and electronic media from across the […]

Fulbright scholar explains benefits of studying abroad

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KARACHI: A student becomes more independent, confident and gains a practical approach once they go for the Fulbright scholarship programme, said alumnus Syed Zeeshan Ali. Ali, a business development adviser at Engro polymer and chemicals, went to the University of Pennsylvania in the Unites States (US) on the scholarship in 2008. In his year-long degree, […]

Merit scholarship programme approved

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LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Friday gave his approval to a policy for the Shahbaz Sharif Merit Scholarship Programme. Fully funded scholarships will be awarded to deserving students for masters’ and doctorate level education under the programme. As many as 30 students would be funded every year for PhD studies in foreign universities and […]

PPF to train trainers on journalism

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in collaboration with DANIDA and International Media Support (IMS) is conducting trainings of trainers on journalism skills and journalism thematic reporting in Karachi. International trainer from Sri Lanka Ranga Kalansooriya, Regional Advisor for Asia, IMS will train the journalists participating from different parts of the country. One training on Democracy and […]

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 […]