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EJN offers fellowship to cover UN biodiversity conference

Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is inviting applications to its new fellowship for journalists interested in reporting from the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (COP16).

The conference will be held October 24, 2024 to November 1, 2024 in Cali, Columbia.

In the leadup to COP16, fellows will receive resources and tools to help prepare for reporting at the conference.

While in Cali, fellows will participate in a series of specially designed activities, including an orientation session with biodiversity experts on the key issues at COP16, daily briefings and interviews with high-level officials.



    Journalists working in low- or middle-income countries are eligible for a fellowship to attend COP16.

    Five journalists will be selected for the fellowship. Fellows will receive airfare, accommodation, meals, travel insurance, and transportation costs to participate in the fellowship.

    The deadline for submitting applications is July 6, 2024.

    Interested applicants can apply here.


    Blessing Otoibhi is a Multimedia Journalist and Anchor host for the News in 60 seconds at The International Center For Investigative Reporting. You can shoot her a mail via [email protected] or connect on Twitter @B_otoibhi

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