UNESCO Call for Participants: Workshop on Citizen Journalism and Media Literacy

Deadline: 31 March 2017

UNESCO’s offices in Bangkok and Jakarta are teaming up with Rappler Indonesia to organize a one day training session “Workshop on Citizen Journalism and Media Literacy: A Special Session on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day 2017” taking place from 1-4 May 2017 in Jakarta for Indonesian youth.

In line with the global theme of this year’s World Press Freedom Day “Critical Minds for Critical Times: Media’s role in advancing peaceful, just and inclusive societies” emphasizing the contribution of media and freedom of expression to Sustainable Development Goals, the training session will offer Indonesian youth hands-on training on media literacy and civic journalism, including creating social advocacy content either in vlog or written form about the issues that matter to them. Participants will also learn how to publish contents on Rappler’s Rappler X platform.

When and Where:  1 May 2017, Balai Sidang Jakarta Convention Center, Jakarta, Indonesia

Eligibility Criteria

  • UNESCO and Rappler are looking for 20 talented, passionate, and energetic Indonesian youth (ages 18-35) to attend the session.
  • Qualifications:
    • Ages 18-35
    • Demonstrated interest and passion in media, communication, civic journalism and other related areas
    • Some experience in civic journalism and reporting preferred, but not required.
    • Fluency in English
    • University degree or currently attending university

How to Apply

To apply for the session, please send CV and motivation letter at the address given on the website.

Eligible Country: Indonesia

For more information, please visit Call for Participants.

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