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United Nations Foundation Fellowship 2019 in New York, USA [Fully Funded]

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The prestigious United Nations Foundation Fellowship 2019 in New York, USA is now accepting applications. The UN Press Fellowship will take place from September 21 to September 25, 2019, at the UN headquarters in New York. Participating journalists will have access to exclusive briefings on the issues that impact lives around the world, including a special focus on climate change.

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Selected journalists will have direct access to UN experts and activists on the frontlines of global progress. This fellowship is intended for journalists who are interested in foreign affairs, health, justice and equality issues, climate change, and the work of the United Nations to address global challenges. They welcome applications from journalists reporting from all countries and filing across all platforms.

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The United Nations Foundation acts as a strategic partner to help the United Nations mobilize the ideas, people, and resources it needs to drive global progress and tackle urgent challenges. We focus on issues at the heart of the Sustainable Development Goals, build initiatives across sectors to solve problems at scale and engage citizens who seek action. Founded in 1998 by entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner, the UN Foundation works with philanthropic, corporate, government, and individual partners.

 

United Nations Foundation Fellowship 2019 Details:

Host Country:

  • The United States of America

Host Foundation:

  • United Nations Foundation

Fellowship Location:

  • UN Headquarters in New York

Fellowship Duration:

  • 5 Days

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Fellowship Dates:

  • September 21 to September 25, 2019

Financial Support/Benefits:

The United Nations Foundation Press fellowship is a fully funded fellowship in the USA. It covers:

  • Travel Expenses
  • Lodging Costs
  • Meals
  • Participating journalists will have access to exclusive briefings on the issues that impact lives around the world, including a special focus on climate change.
  • Selected journalists will have direct access to UN experts and activists on the frontlines of global progress.

Key Points:

This September in New York, governments, climate scientists, and young people will come together to assess progress on these issues. This press fellowship will take place alongside key events, including:

  • The UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit, which will bring together leaders to ramp up climate action in support of the Paris Agreement.
  • The UN Youth Climate Summit, where hundreds of young people will come together to share solutions for climate action.
  • Global student climate strikes.
  • The launch of the Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
  • The Sustainable Development Goals Summit, which marks the first UN summit on the Sustainable Development Goals since they were adopted in 2015.
  • A high-level meeting on Universal Health Coverage, where leaders will come together to support affordable health for all.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • This fellowship is intended for journalists who are interested in foreign affairs, health, justice and equality issues, climate change, and the work of the United Nations to address global challenges.
  • They welcome applications from journalists reporting from all countries and filing across all platforms.

How to Apply for the United Nations Fellowship 2019?

Fill the online application form and Please email electronic versions of the following to [email protected]

  1. Short cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. Related writing samples
INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. YOU MUST INCLUDE THE ABOVE DOCUMENTS:

Application Deadline: 

  • Monday, August 5, 2019.

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