The International Reporting Project (IRP) is now accepting applications to report on the Twenty-Second Conference of the Parties (COP22) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Marrakech, Morocco, from November 7-18
Provided by: International Reporting Project – IRP
Application deadline: September 21, 2016
Eligibility: Professional international journalists with significant experience covering environment and climate change can apply. Applications from print and online journalists, including writers, photographers, filmmakers, radio journalists, data journalists are welcome. The trip is not open to students.
Description: All candidates must provide an essay of at least 500 words describing the narrative they would pursue at the conference. Topics might include: how countries or other groups are working toward the 1.5°C goal; specific climate change solutions (including mitigation, adaptation and resilience); security risks and migration; climate action coalitions, campaigns, and movements; climate-related issues specific to Morocco and/or northern Africa; stories related to climate change in the journalist’s home country; connections between environment and health; climate impacts for vulnerable populations; and other issues.
IRP will cover round-trip air tickets to Morocco, visas, hotel costs, local transportation and several group meals.