Opportunity ID 2160
Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
Fields of study Journalism
Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
Language of Instruction English
Full-time journalists who are working in developing countries and countries with economies in transition seeking a fellowship to enhance their understanding of the United Nations and uplift their journalistic career can apply to this fellowship.
UN headquarters in New York hosts the Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalism Fellowship program each year for three weeks. This program is designed for young journalism of developing countries and the countries with economies in transition to promote their understanding of UN in their home countries as well as cover the UN General Assembly.
Deadline: April 30, 2022
Program duration: Three weeks (from mid September to early October )
Location: Online (due to covid restrictions)
- Benefits of RAF fellowship
- It provides unique, extensive exposure to the UN, its routine work and its people, through exclusive trainings, briefings and interviews with top UN officials.
- Fellows will attend special briefings and interact with and share ideas with colleagues from around the world.
Fellows must fulfill the following requirements:
- Be full time journalist between 22 – 35 years
- Good knowledge of English
- Freelance journalists can also apply to provide that they can provide evidence showing the direct relevance of their work to the UN Priorities.
- Be a national of the following countries:
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Cuba, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lao, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine (State of), Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Republic of Korea, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Viet Nam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
- 3 samples of published work. If it is in a language other than English, Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish, please provide a short description about it. You can share the link of your work samples or upload them on the application form
- Reference letter from current employer
- CV in English or French
- Your educational documents- the most recent degree you have obtained
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- UN International Law Fellowship Program in the Netherlands
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- 2022 OWSD PhD Fellowship for Women in Developing Countries (Fully Funded)
Applicants can apply online using the online application of Reham Al-Farra memorial Journalism Fellowship.
- Work sample strengths and its relationship to UN work and audience reach,
For more information please visit the Reham Al Farra Memorial Journalism Fellowship.