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.

CONTENTS OF THE TRAINING PROGRAM

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

WHO CAN APPLY TO THE TRAINING?

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

HOW TO APPLY?

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 daria.gaidai@gmail.com.

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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