Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data New Press Fellowship 2019 in Ghana

Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data New Press Fellowship 2019 in Ghana

Deadline: March 18, 2019

The Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data, hosted at the United Nations Foundation, is pleased to announce a week-long reporting trip to Ghana. The Press Fellowship is an opportunity for journalists to explore how data and technology drive progress in Ghana.

Selected journalists will have access to expert briefings and field trips to explore how data and technology are being used to drive progress and improve life for Ghanaians, with a focus on issues such as environmental protection, equality and inclusion, and maternal health.

This fellowship will give journalists access to the government officials, civil society leaders, and representatives of international organizations working in Ghana. Journalists will attend a satellite data training with NASA, learn how government officials are working to end extreme poverty using data and technology, and meet the people who are making it happen on the ground.

Cost

  • The fellowship will cover all related expenses such as travel and lodging, and will take place the week of May 20, 2019.

Eligibility

  • Open to qualified journalists interested in covering international development and data/technology issues in Ghana and/or West Africa.

Application

Please email electronic versions of the following to joldfield@data4sdgs.org and akiwan@data4sdgs.org:
  • Short cover letter
  • Resume
  • Related writing samples

Click here to apply

For more information, visit New Press Fellowship.

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