2022-09-13

MANILA - Journalismfund.eu joins forces with Journalism for Nation Building Foundation (JNBF) and Rappler to invite Southeast Asian journalists and civil society organisations to a 5-day training programme on modern slavery reportage.

As part of our commitment to making these programs accessible, the in-person training is cost-free.

The programme will take place in Manila, Philippines from November 21 to 25, 2022 and will be led by international and local trainers well-versed in modern slavery reportage. It will also include a series of in-person workshops and discussions that will help journalists and civil society organisations cover modern slavery stories in the digital age. This in-situ training is part of the Journalismfund.eu's Modern Slavery Unveiled Training Programme. 

For more details, download the training packet here:

DEADLINE OF APPLICATIONS: 12 OCTOBER 2022

Apply for the training here

Eligibility

The training programme is open to journalists and representatives of civil society organisations from Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. A total of thirty (30) individuals will be chosen to participate in the programme.
Applicants are also expected to:

  • Be currently employed as a professional or freelance journalist in print,  television, radio, or online media organizations in Southeast Asia, or
  • Be employed by Southeast Asian civil society organizations engaged in efforts that curb human trafficking
  • Have a very good command of the English language

Fees

Travel, food, accommodations, and airport transfers will be covered by Journalismfund.eu. Expenses incurred outside of the training hours will be shouldered by the participant. Accepted participants are advised to bring a laptop which will be used throughout the training programme.

Onboarding

After the selection process, accepted participants must attend the 1-hour orientation session where organisers will discuss the following:

  • Programme overview, schedule, communication
  • Shortlisted participants and the selection process
  • Travel and accommodations
  • Expected outputs from participants

Trainings

A series of workshops and activities will be conducted by international and local trainers well-versed in modern slavery reportage. This will also feature a wide range of topics that will help journalists and civil society organisations cover modern slavery stories in the digital age.

Application timeline

Start of applications: 14 September 2022

Deadline of applications: 12 October 2022

Announcement of Shortlisted participants: 19 October 2022

Training Date: 21 to 25 November 2022

More information here

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