The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) invites journalists to attend a hybrid conference to celebrate World Press Freedom Day.
Journalists worldwide can attend the UNESCO conference which will hold at the UN Headquarters in New York.
The theme for this 30th Anniversary of World Press Freedom Day is “Shaping a Future of Rights: Freedom of expression as a driver for all other human rights.”
The conference will hold on May 2, and both morning and evening sessions will be live-streamed on UN Web TV.
MEDIA AND JOURNALISM OPPORTUNITIES FROM I-79 MEDIA
DEADLINE: ROLLING — Female journalists around the world can apply for the Howard G. Buffett Fund offered through the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF). APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The O’Shaughnessy Fellowship is a one-year programme open to innovative creators around the world. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The Pulitzer Centre is offering grants for in-depth and investigative stories related to science misinformation, science denial, and the spread of pseudoscience. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The Pulitzer Center is offering grants for underreported stories in Sub-Saharan Africa. Proposals should focus on issues such as water and sanitation, land degradation and coastal erosion, education, maternal health, and climate resilience. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING —The Pulitzer Center’s global reporting grants support in-depth, high-impact reporting on critical issues that are often overlooked in the media, from global health to climate change. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING —The RCDIJ Africa Fund is currently open for applications from journalists across Africa. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — Mongabay seeks story pitches from journalists interested in writing about carbon credits, offsets or markets. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — Unbias the News is accepting pitches on underreported stories with global relevance. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: MAY 31, 2023 — The Kurt Schork Memorial Fund (KSMF) is accepting submissions for its 2023 Awards in International Journalism. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JUNE 7, 2023 —The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is offering grants to nongovernmental organisations (NGOs) worldwide working to advance democratic goals and strengthen democratic institutions. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JUNE 16, 2023 — Mid-career professionals in Nigeria can submit applications for the 2024 to 2025 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Programme to enhance their leadership skills. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2023— Entries for the 2023 African Fact-Checking Awards are now open to journalists, journalism students, and professional fact-checkers. APPLY HERE