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Offer: Scholarships

The Climate Change Media Partnership (CCMP) will be providing climate change fellowships for journalists that will include the opportunity to report on the Climate Change Summit, in Poznan, Poland in December 2008.

If you are a working journalist from a developing country in the electronic, print, radio or television media and have experience in reporting on development or environmental issues you may be interested in applying for this opportunity. If so please email CCMP@panos.org.uk and we will send you information about how to apply later this year.

The Climate Change Media Partnership (CCMP) regularly provides fellowships for journalists and brought 40 journalists to last year's Bali Summit. The CCMP provided editorial support, daily briefings on the negotiations, a field trip, and a matchmaking service that linked journalists with negotiators, scientists, NGOs and indigenous people to interview. The journalists also attended a number of CCMP events such as the Media Clinic where 18 panel experts discussed topics such as biofuels, carbon trading and adaptation.

For more information about the CCMP and some comments from the journalists we took to Bali please see the following:

Climate Change Media Partnership website
www.climatemediapartnership.org

Feature articles by previous fellows
http://www.panos.org.uk/?lid=20958

MEA Bulletin article on CCMP
http://www.iisd.ca/mea-l/guestarticle40a.html

YouTube clips of journalists in Bali
http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=ccmediapartnership

Nature Climate Change Reports article on CCMP
http://www.nature.com/climate/2008/0807/full/climate.2008.64.html

Comments

Jennifer Ruwart's picture

What an incredible opportunity

Rosemary,

This is an incredible opportunity for someone. Thank you for posting it here.

All my love,
Jennifer

Lisa's picture

Thanks!

Wow, Rosemary, this is quite an exciting opportunity! Thanks for letting us know about it and sharing all of the links. Do you know the deadline for the application?

Warmest wishes,

Lisa

Navalayo's picture

Thanks!

I am doing an assignment on climate change and I didnt know that there was so much I didnt know till I read the featureds articles to which you had given the link. I think its really great that you put them here where anyone can find it and use it. I am definately going green!

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