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Rest and Refuge Fellowship Program for Journalists

Status: Closed

Organisation: Reporters Without Borders

Deadline: 31/12/2021

  • Eligibility criteria: Applicants must have:
    – Several years of work experience as a journalist;
    – Personal threat due to journalistic work or difficult working conditions caused by external factors and good knowledge of the English or German language at a conversational level. Candidates must possess a passport that is valid for at least another twelve months from the date of the application (or that can be independently extended/reapplied for).
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target country: Worldwide
  • Application language: English

The Reporters Without Borders has announced the applications for the Rest and Refuge Fellowship Program for Journalists from countries with restricted press freedom is going into the next round!

The Rest and Refuge Fellowship program is a joint project of Reporters Without Borders Germany and taz Panter Foundation. It has taken place annually since 2015.

Reporters Without Borders is an international human rights organization that promotes press freedom worldwide and helps persecuted journalists. For 2022, they are inviting two journalists from countries with restricted press freedom to Berlin. For a limited period of six months they will grant them time off to recover from difficult working conditions and to further their professional and personal development. After the six-month fellowship, they return to their home countries strengthened to continue with their journalistic work.

See here to learn more and apply.

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