Media and blogs - Part 12

posted by julia on 2007/08/08 00:55

[ Media and blogs ]

Professional journalists from Bosnia, Serbia, Belarus, Macedonia, Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Montenegro, Romania, and Kosovo can apply for a one-year training on "Reporting EU Integration", offered by Transitions Online. Deadline: 15 August 2007.

Transitions Online announces the launch of Reporting EU Integration, a journalism training project aimed at helping reporters from Bosnia, Serbia, Belarus, Macedonia, Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Montenegro, Romania, and Kosovo obtain the skills and knowledge necessary to report on issues related to European integration.

The year-long project includes distance learning and learning-by-doing components as well as a seminar on reporting EU issues which will be held in Prague in late September. The project's working language is English.

During the training participants will broaden their knowledge of the politics and economics of the European accession process and became familiar with the work of the Brussels bureaucracy. Scholars, policy makers and senior journalists will share their insights on a range of topics, including the economics of enlargement; experiences of the new member states; trade liberalization in SEE, trade between the new member states on the one side and the SEE and former Soviet states on the other; how to navigate the European Council and Commission; and how journalists can decipher EU jargon and navigate Brussels.

Professional journalists from the above-mentioned countries are eligible for participation. To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter by 15 August 2007 to, with "Reporting EU Integration" in the subject line.



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