Water Journalism Academy 2020 for the MENA region and Turkey

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.


Main criteria

  • 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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