Innovative4Climate 2019 Media Fellowship

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EB Impact, in partnership with the World Bank Group, invites working journalists, in particular from developing countries in Asia, to apply for this media programme.

About the programme

Journalists have been invited to apply for participation in an exciting 5 day programme to explore the latest in climate innovation at a World Bank Group hosted event held from 3-7 June 2019 in Singapore at Sands Expo and Convention Centre.

EB Impact, the sister non-profit organisation of Eco-Business, in partnership with the World Bank Group invited working journalists, in particular from developing countries in Asia, to apply for this media programme.

Selected participants will spend 3-7 June at the Innovate4Climate event in Singapore, which is the pre-eminent global event on climate finance,climate investment and climate markets.

It is a platform that brings together business, finance, policy and technology leaders to accelerate action on financing climate-smart development.In 2019, I4C will focus on green finance, sustainable cooling, battery storage,climate-smart urban design, and Asian climate markets, among other relevant topics to the region.

At least 10 participants will be selected to attend a programme comprising a 1.5 day media workshop and to cover Innovate4Climate and related events with the aim of developing story ideas, contacts and network with other journalists from the region.

Innovate4Climate is part of Singapore’s Ecosperity week, an annual event hosted by Temasek which convenes corporate leaders, innovators, policymakers and experts from around the world to discuss sustainability topics with a business focus.

The media workshop will provide participants with an overview of climate and sustainable development in Asia, and uncover new ways of reporting on these issues for their countries. They will explore ways to produce high quality journalism in a wide variety of mediums, from the written word to photography, and producing videos and podcasts. During the week of events, participants will gain special access to high profile speakers and have opportunities for exclusive briefings with key experts in the fields of climate change and sustainability.

Journalists will be enriched with new contacts, knowledge and ideas to support their future reporting on the most critical development issues in their country and the wider Asian region.

All participants traveling from outside Singapore will have their travel expenses and accommodation covered. Preference will be given to journalists who can participate in the whole week from 3-7 June but applications from those who can only attend the first two days 3-4 June will also be considered.

How to Apply

*Update: Thank you for your interest. Applications for this fellowship are now closed. You might want to consider participating in the programmes under our Sustainability Media Academy instead.

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