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Multimedia Fund

Posted by AFJACC on August 3, 2012 at 8:00 AM Comments comments (0)

WorldView is offering the Multi Media Fund grant which provides an opportunity for established media producers /multi-media journalists, to spend up to three months researching stories and programme/content ideas in the developing world. Applicants may find new stories while ‘in field’ but are expected to have already identified multiple story ideas that would be of interest to a diverse range of UK media outlets, prior to contacting WorldView.

Before completing an...

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One month to go for the UNFCCC/CDM African Radio Contest 2012

Posted by AFJACC on July 9, 2012 at 5:10 AM Comments comments (1)

One month to go for the UNFCCC/CDM African Radio Contest 2012             


There is still one month for you to submit your entries for the CDM       


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UNFCCC / CDM African Radio Contest 2012 launched

Posted by AFJACC on June 7, 2012 at 11:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Following the success of last year’s inaugural contest, the UNFCCC

secretariat wishes to announce the launch of CDM African Radio Contest

2012. Under the theme "Changing Lives", the contest aims to spread the word

about the benefits of the CDM in Africa and especially in under-represented

regions of the continent. Broadcasters and freelancers from Africa are

invited to grab their microphone and recording device and create a

compelling radio story that...

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Apply for a Climate Change Media Partnership journalist fellowship to report on COP18

Posted by AFJACC on May 24, 2012 at 8:10 AM Comments comments (0)

TheClimate Change Media Partnership (CCMP) is proud to announce the launchof a Fellowship program that will send journalists to the UnitedNations Climate Change Conference in Doha (COP18) in late 2012. TheFellowships are open predominantly to journalists from developingcountries, but journalists from the US and Russia are also welcome toapply.

The application process is now open until closing on 29 May at 2359 GMT.

Formedin 2007 by Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN), ...

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Invitation to African Journalists: UNCCD Regional Workshop on Land Degradation

Posted by AFJACC on April 27, 2012 at 2:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Dear UNFCCC fellows, 


In the run-up to Rio+20, UNCCD Secretariat and theGovernment of Algeria are organizing a media workshop on land degradation, desertificationand drought on 29-31 May in Algeria. Interested journalists from Africaare invited to apply. The deadline for applications is 3 May. Pleasenote that the workshop will be held in French.  


Please feel free to forward this information to interestedjournalists. 


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Journalism Fellowships to the Rio+20 Summit: Deadline April 25th, 2012

Posted by AFJACC on April 13, 2012 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) and O Eco have developed a Fellowship program to bring journalists to the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

TheFellowship program will start on June 14th, when the Fellows willarrive in Rio. The days prior to the Rio+20 Summit will includejournalism training sessions, pre-Summit conferences, and at least onefield trip. The Fellows will cover the Summit itself on June 20-22 a...

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Position Announcement: Program Associate, International START Secretariat

Posted by AFJACC on March 27, 2012 at 7:25 PM Comments comments (0)

The International START Secretariat, located in Washington, DC USA, invites applications for a Program Associateposition. The primary responsibility of the Program Associate will beto contribute to development and implementation of START’s programs onglobal environmental change research, education and capacity buildingin Africa and Asia-Pacific.

The Program Associate’s specific responsibilities will include the following:

Programmatic support of START’s research-...

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Graduate Student Research Opportunity in Climate Risk Management

Posted by AFJACC on March 27, 2012 at 7:20 PM Comments comments (0)

A joint undertaking of the RedCross / Red Crescent Climate Centre, START, and UNISDR, supported bythe Climate and Development Knowledge Network and TWAS.

This call for proposals seeks to support graduate students whoseresearch projects have synergies with our collective project entitled“Forecast-based humanitarian decisions: Designing tools and processesto link knowledge with action”. Selected students will receivefinancial support in the range of $1,000 – $3,000 USD f...

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United Nations Journalism Fellowships for Developing Countries Professional

Posted by AFJACC on February 29, 2012 at 3:30 AM Comments comments (0)

The Dag HammarskjöldFund for Journalists is now accepting applications from professionaljournalists from developing countries for its 2012 fellowship program. Theapplication deadline is Wednesday, March 30, 2012.


The fellowships areavailable to radio, television, print and web journalists, age 25 to 35, fromdeveloping countries who are interested in coming to New York to report oninternational affairs during the 67th session of the United Nations GeneralAssembly. Th...

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CAP Summer School 2012, Dublin, Ireland

Posted by AFJACC on February 27, 2012 at 10:15 AM Comments comments (0)

From 9 to20 July 2012, the International Carbon Action Partnership (ICAP) willconvene its fourth Summer School on Emissions Trading for EmergingEconomies and Developing Countries Dublin, Ireland.


Designedfor 25 to 30 carefully selected policy makers and other stakeholdersfrom the nongovernmental, academic and private sectors, it will conveyan in-depth understanding of emissions trading as an instrument tomitigate greenhouse gases, and build capacity on the technical desig...

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