Dart Center organizes training on Syrian refugee crisis [Worldwide]

Dart Center organizes training on Syrian refugee crisis [Worldwide]

Posted on August 20, 2018


October 01, 2018

Journalists with at least three years of experience who covered issues connected to refugees from the Syrian crisis can apply for this training.

The Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, a project of the Columbia Journalism School, will host the workshop "Covering children and the Syrian refugee crisis" Jan. 20 to 23, 2019 in Amman, Jordan.

The workshop will bring journalists together with policy experts, scientists and practitioners working on early childhood development in a refugee context, to discuss the effects of trauma and effective interventions designed to mitigate harmful effects. The program will also include journalist-to-journalist discussions of craft, ethics, source development and networking among journalists and experts.

Ten journalists from Jordan and neighboring countries as well as 10 journalists from other parts of the world will be selected to participate. English or Arabic fluency is required.

Participants will receive roundtrip travel, hotel lodging, ground transportation and most meals.

The deadline is Oct. 1.

For more information on how to apply, click here.