The European Commission (DG REGIO) is launching the fifth edition of Youth4Regions – the programme for aspiring journalists.
If the sanitary situation allows it, all winners will be invited to come to Brussels between 10 - 15 October 2021 for a week of training in EU policy and journalism, mentorship, working side by side with established journalists and networking in EU institutions and European media. The European Commission will cover travel and accommodation.
To learn more about the competition, please check the website: www.youth4regions.eu.
CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATION
The call for applications is open to any person that fulfils all of the following conditions:
-Is a citizen of an EU Member State or an EU neighbouring country
-Is between 18 and 30 years old
-Demonstrates a real interest in journalism through studies and/or work experience
-Has not participated in previous editions of the Youth4Regions Programme
In order to apply, potential participants must send a short article or a short video report (2 – 3 minutes) covering a project co-financed by the European Union. The article or short video must cover one of the following topics:
-Fair Europe: Cohesion policy for a just transition to climate neutrality
-Green Europe: Cohesion policy for intermodal mobility
-Cohesion for Recovery: Overcoming the pandemic together
-Europe close to the citizens: Youth engagement.
Deadline for submitting applications: 12 July 2021 at 17:00 (CET).