Events announces

Call for participation: Training for Young Journalists on Reporting on the EU-related issues

08:54 18.04.17
The Centre for Euro-Atlantic Integration and Democracy, Budapest-based think tank, together with the Institute of World Policy is organizing a training program for young Ukrainian journalists to deepen their understanding on the EU-related issues and procedures.

The projects overall objective is to support the Ukrainian media communicating the EU, through a series of lectures and discussion with Central European journalist and study trips to the V4 countries and to Brussels.


The program has three components:

1. 4 days of training in Kyiv, by two experts from the V4 countries (each).

2. A 7-day study trip to the V4 countries, meeting with relevant stakeholders and fellow journalists (for these who successfully finish the first part)

3. A 3-day trip to Brussels, meeting European Commission representatives, media, etc. (for these who successfully finish the first part)

The training will address the following topic

Association agreements: a view from Brussels

National experiences of EU membership: success story or frustration?

Understanding the EU: structural funds

Understanding the EU: agriculture and rural development

More then nations?

The foreign and security policy of the EU

The role and the weight of the V4 inside the EU

Transparency: Understanding and communicating corruption cases

The institutional labyrinth: who does what?

A day in Brussels: daily work of a correspondent in Brussels

How to cover the far-right and eurosceptics ?

Pro-EU campaigns: experience of the V4


The training is open to 15 participants with the following requirements:

Online/print/radio journalists

Aged 18-35 years old

Based in Kyiv

Having already published articles on the EU-related issues

Advanced level English


Send your CV together with the articles you published and a brief letter of motivation indicating the following:

What is your motivation for participating in the training? How does it relate to your work or study?

Send your application to

The organizers will cover travel and accommodation expenses of the participants for the study trips to the V4 countries and Brussels.

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