The Regional Program Energy Security and Climate Change Middle East and North Africa (KAS – REMENA) of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung invite 40 journalists, bloggers, content creators, youtubers, social media influencers and media professionals to the first virtual Water Journalism Academy. KAS – REMENA promotes dialogue, partnership and cooperation among the countries of the MENA-Region and with the European Union concerning resources and climate issues.
The program is comprised of a four-module training and co-creation workshop bringing together media professionals with key stakeholders of the water and environmental sectors. Additional follow-up coaching and a regional competition, the Blue Peace Open Eye Award, will award the production of innovative media pieces that make a meaningful contribution to improve water management across the region. The program is virtual and free and will take place on 10 August – 14 September 2020.
The deadline is on 2 July 2020.
- The program is open to environmental journalists and media professionals from the Middle East & North Africa and Turkey
- Journalists, bloggers, content creators, youtubers, social media influencers and media professionals should demonstrate interest in water and sanitation related storytelling
- The stories can be either/or a combination of written, oral or visual among other creative formats
- Please provide your biography and CV as well as a short abstract of your water story with samples of previous stories if available
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