Pulitzer Center/Rainforest Journalism Fund Congo Basin 2020 Convening for Journalists (Fully-funded)

Pulitzer Center/Rainforest Journalism Fund Congo Basin 2020 Convening for Journalists (Fully-funded)

Deadline: February 29, 2020

Applications are open for the Pulitzer Center/Rainforest Journalism Fund Congo Basin 2020 Convening. The Rainforest Journalism Fund and the Pulitzer Center are funding enviro-reporting workshops for journalists reporting on environmental issues in the Congo Basin.

The convening will be open to as many as 20 journalists selected from across the Congo Basin region, including Rainforest Journalism Fund grantees. Preference will be given to journalists who report on environment issues in the following countries: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo-Brazzaville, Equatorial Guinea, and Gabon.

The workshops will be tailored to the specific challenges or key issues for reporting on environment issues in the Congo Basin. The convening will run from May 22-24 in Kinshasa, Demoratic Republic of the Congo. Applicants must agree to arrive in Kinshasa on Thursday, May 21, and be available through Sunday, May 24 so that they may participate in the full Congo Basin Rainforest Journalism Fund convening.

Cost

  • The Pulitzer Center will cover the costs of transportation, accommodations, meals and non-alcoholic beverages for the duration of the convening for selected applicants.
  • Applicants will be responsible for obtaining required travel visas.

Eligibility

  • Independent/freelance or staff journalists of any nationality are eligible.
  • Preference will be given to journalists who report on environment issues in the following countries: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo-Brazzaville, Equatorial Guinea, and Gabon.

Application

Click here to apply

For more information, visit Pulitzer Center.

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