Training program for female journalists open [Africa]

Women with at least two years of media management experience in Botswana, Rwanda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Tanzania or Kenya can apply for a program led by the World Association of Newspaper and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA).

Anti-corruption conference offers fellowships [Worldwide]

Journalists ages 34 and younger from developing countries can apply for this conference on Oct. 22 to 24 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

BRIO launches collaborative project for 2018 elections [Brazil]

Journalists and others interested in collaborative journalism and access to information are invited to participate in this project that aims to investigate candidates for public office.

Sasakawa USA-ICFJ partnership offers study trip to Japan [US]

Journalists with five to seven years of experience currently reporting on international/U.S. security and foreign affairs for U.S. or foreign media outlets can apply to spend a week in Tokyo to learn about military developments and the state of US-Japan relations.

Contest for young journalists accepting entries [Russia]

Russian-speaking journalism students and print, broadcast or online journalists ages 18 to 35 can compete for cash prizes.

Journalism conference calls for papers [Worldwide]

The International Symposium on Online Journalism, organized by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, seeks research papers on "Digital media and democracy in the Americas" for a special edition of its official academic journal #ISOJ .

Youth journalism contest open [Russia]

Journalists ages 25 and younger can submit articles on socially important issues.

Fact-checking competition open [Africa]

Print, broadcast and online journalists can submit reports that exposed misleading claims made by public figures and institutions.