Fellowship for young Iraqi journalists in Brussels Print

Deadline: 30 April 2011kamelshiaa

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Iraqi journalists between the ages of 20 and 35 can apply for a sponsored fellowship in Brussels. The Kamel Shiaa prize, sponsored by the European Journalism Centre, offers a young Iraqi journalist a three-month fellowship in Brussels, and it aims to promote values of freedom of the press, tolerance, civil society and gender equality.

The fellowship includes airfare, accommodation, office space, a daily allowance and the opportunity to meet and work with other journalists in Brussels.

The fellowship is dedicated to Kamel Shiaa, an Iraqi journalist who was assassinated in Baghdad in 2008.

Candidates must be currently based in Iraq and work for print, broadcast or online media.

Candidates are welcome to apply regardless of sex, ethnicity or religious background. Knowledge of English is required and French is considered an asset.

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Courtesy of International Journalists' Network