Climate Tracker/Hivos Fellowship for African Journalists to attend the Sustainable Energy for All Forum in Rwanda (Fully-funded)
Location: Kigali, Rwanda
Duration: May 26th – 28th, 2020
Deadline: March 18, 2020.
Details: Together with Hivos, Climate Tracker will be training and sending six amazing African journalists to cover the Sustainable Energy for All Forum in Rwanda. They are looking for young journalists from across Africa who want to write incredible stories about the energy challenges in their home country and make a big impact in their countries by publishing about energy.
The Sustainable Energy for All Forum (SEforALL) will bring together the world’s most renowned energy experts and decision-makers in what is sure to be the premier global meeting on the unique energy challenges facing the continent.
For journalists, this will be a career-defining opportunity to meet and learn from some of the key industry movers and shakers. This will be a vibrant meeting place to showcase action towards sustainable energy, with entrepreneurs, community leaders, city leaders, policymakers, financiers and investors in the energy space.
- As a fellow, you will also receive training on climate and journalism organized by Climate Tracker, participate in group interviews with high-level officials/experts and network with amazing people from all over the world!
- After the Forum, the 6 fellows will be part of an 8-week-long investigative reporting scholarship guided by Climate Tracker, to have a chance to refine their journalism skills and report on the pressing energy issues of their country.
The six fellows will:
- Receive a fully funded fellowship to travel to Kigali for the event
- undergo exclusive training from leading energy experts and journalists, and
- An investigative story grant to cover energy issues back in their home country – all mentored by the Climate Tracker Team.
- Open to young journalists from across Africa who want to write incredible stories about the energy challenges in their home country and make a big impact in their countries by publishing about energy