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Youth Global Forum Paris 2018

Deadline: 18 September 2018

An international conference titled “Youth Global Forum Paris 2018” will be organized by Youth Time International Movement. The international event is scheduled from 2 – 6 December 2018 in Paris (France).

The Global Forum has called for journalists and young media enthusiasts. This new emerging form of investment comes with a promise to bring out the best of the nonprofit and for-profit systems, combining them to yield positive social and environmental impact in addition to tidy financial returns. It appears to be a win-win formula and as the call for addressing global problems and reaching sustainable development goals amplifies, so do the opportunities for both investors and innovators.

The main topic of this year’s forum is Worldwide Impact Investment: The Role of Entrepreneurs. A series of informative keynotes, masterclasses, case studies and highly-interactive workshops conducted by esteemed experts will help attendees to gain insight into the complex world of impact investing and learn about the opportunities which could allow them to realize their maximum potential. Further, young entrepreneurs will have the chance to pitch their very own social projects related to the event theme, with the winner receiving Youth Time’s Idea Grant to realize their idea!

Scholarships: A limited number of fully and partially funded reporting fellowships will be offered for media people to take part in the event. Fully funded fellowships will cover travel to and from Paris, accommodation, meals, program including informal activities and transportation during the event. Partially funded fellowships will not include reimbursement for travel to Paris.

Eligibility: All those who are Storytellers, bloggers / vloggers, digital media activists, online freelance reporters and anyone who work as a journalist in the media industry from around the world. besides this, they should also

  • Everyone who is applying for the fellowship must accept a commitment to produce at least two media pieces both before and after the forum.
  • They must also possess fluent English communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Criteria for Journalist: Current employment in national or international media (newspaper, magazine, news agency, TV, radio, or news portal);
  • Efficiency, a track record of tolerance and cultural sensitivity, and a readiness for new experiences.
  • Criteria for the freelance media enthusiasts: To have active and regularly updated Social Media account or blogging platform; Significant experience in creating multimedia content and a deep understanding of what makes a good online story; Efficiency, a track record of tolerance, and a readiness for new experiences. Freelance media enthusiasts will be asked to provide the following:

How to Apply: All those who intend to apply must fill in the online form.

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