Applications Invited for Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists Fellowship

ORG- United Nations
Closing Date- 6th March, 2020

United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945 and committed to maintaining international peace and security; developing friendly relations among nations; promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights.

1-Are native to one of the mainly developing countries of Africa, Asia (including Pacific Island nations), Latin America and the Caribbean. For 2020 only, the Fund will not accept applications from the countries of the 2019 fellows – Egypt, Nigeria, Trinidad and Tobago and Zimbabwe – in an effort to rotate recipient countries.
2-Currently live in and write for media in a developing country.
3-Are between the ages of 25 and 35.
4-Have a very good command of the English language since United Nations press conferences and many documents are in English only.
5-Are currently employed as professional journalists for print, television, radio or internet media organizations.  Both full-time and freelance journalists are invited to apply.
6-Have approval from their media organizations to spend up to three months in New York reporting from the United Nations.
7-Receive a commitment from their media organizations that the reports they file during the term of the Fellowship will be used and that they will continue to be paid for their services.

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