Free Course on Reporting on Indigenous Communities in Asia and Africa Print

Deadline: 26 April 2015

Region:  Worldwide

Bangladesh_Protest_2011Minority Rights Group International (MRG) is organising a free online course on how to report on exclusive stories about minorities and indigenous peoples in Africa and Asia. Participants will have an opportunity to participate in a face-to-face training and to travel to Cambodia, Nepal, Thailand or in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda.

The course, 4 May – 7 June 2015, is open to journalists, photo-journalists, editors and journalism students from Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Slovakia with a proven interest including a record of published articles on foreign policy issues and a commitment to extend their professional expertise. Deadline to apply is 26 April 2015.

This is the fifth and the last time MRG is organising this course on reporting in order to report more effectively and ethically on development and minority and indigenous rights. More than 80 people from renowned media outlets from Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Slovakia have travelled and returned with extraordinary stories.

Please send the attached application form to Bernadett Sebály, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by 26 April 2015.  If you have any questions about the course, please don’t hesitate to send your inquiry and to gain more information here.