Report from UN Headquarters:
The UN Department of Public Information is pleased to announced the 2017 Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalism Fellowship. Fellows will be invited to spend three weeks at UN Headquarters in New York to cover the 72nd General Assembly.
They will have an opportunity to observe the UN in action, interview senior officials and exchange ideas with colleagues from around the world. The fellowship is open to fulltime journalists between the ages of 22 and 35 from countries with developing or transitioning economies.
Applicants must have several years of experience in radio, television, print or online news, a strong portfolio covering international affairs and fluency in English. Fellowship awards cover the cost of roundtrip airfare to New York and provide a daily subsistence allowance.
Programme dates: September 11–29, 2017 Application deadline: May 28, 2017 For more information visit outreach.un.org/raf