Travel fellowships available for UN ocean conference [Worldwide]

Posted on Feb 26, 2020 in Specialized Topics

Professional journalists can apply for this program.

The Ocean Media Initiative, led by Internews’ Earth Journalism Network, is accepting candidates for a fellowship to cover the United Nations Ocean Conference June 2 to 6 in Lisbon, Portugal.

The program will select four fellows from a Portuguese-speaking country; one fellow from the United Kingdom; and the remaining fellows from a country in the Global South.

Candidates must provide a letter of support from an editor, producer or supervisor who can confirm that their news reports will be published or broadcast in an established media outlet.

Fellows will receive airfare, accommodation, meals and transportation.

The deadline is March 7.