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Reporting Migration Competition 2022

Status: Closed

  • Awards & prizes

Organisation: European Union

Deadline: 06/05/2022

  • Eligibility criteria:
    – Participants must be: 18 years old or above
    – Nationals or resident of Nigeria
  • Type of funding: Award and Prize
  • Target country: Nigeria
  • Application language: English

The European Union (EU) – International Organization for Migration (IOM) Joint Initiative for Migrant Protection and Reintegration is organising a reporting migration competition in West and Central African countries to foster quality reporting on reintegration and protection of migrants. Nigeria is participating in this competition. The Reporting Migration initiative encourages investigative journalism on migration in order to nuance negative discourses and narratives about the phenomenon in the region. The initiative is also aimed at Free, independent journalism that meets high standards of quality helps raise awareness of the risks of irregular migration and restores dignity to the thousands of migrants who are prejudiced against them.

This initiative is based on a “solutions journalism” approach, which aims at identifying and responding to key social issues. The goal of this journalistic approach is to: Tell migration stories in a balanced and ethical way, share accurate information to help communities and families to support migrants in making informed migration choices, share fair stories that can contribute to upholding the dignity of migrants worldwide.

See here to learn more and apply.
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