Fintech Africa 2018 Exhibition

FinTech Africa is the community where entrepreneurs, bankers, investors and advisors extend their network, learn together and develop new business. On 3 and 4 October 2018, a record number of FinTech companies will enjoy unparalleled exposure through the FinTech Africa programme and the expo in the main hall of the Finance Indaba Africa at the Sandton Convention Centre. This is your best chance to showcase your products and solutions to investors, entrepreneurs, CFOs and finance teams – and to contribute to panel discussions that will drive the agenda of business leaders in…

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2018 Thomson Reuters Foundation Course in India

The Thomson Reuters Foundation is offering the course “Reporting on vulnerable children in care,” as part of the Caring for Vulnerable Children in a Fractured World program. The course will take place Oct. 1 to 5 in New Delhi, India. Participants will explore the risks faced by vulnerable children, and different domestic and international strategies to protect them. The training will provide practical skills, tools and strategies to report on this issue. Journalists with at least one year of experience working in English can apply to attend this free program. Journalists must work full-time for a media organization across South Asia or be freelancers whose main…

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2018 IRE /WBEZ-Chicago Training for US Based Journalists

The Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) and WBEZ-Chicago are organizing a hands-on workshop on R, an open-source programming language, November 12 to 14 in Chicago. Journalists, journalism students, journalism educators and independent journalists can apply for a scholarship to attend this training. Participants will learn how to import, clean, analyze and visualize data. The scholarship will cover the registration and one-year IRE membership/renewal. The deadline to apply is September 10. To apply, click here.

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One World Media Workshop for Journalists in UK

One World Media is organizing the “International reporting workshop” on Sept. 17 and Oct. 11 in London for Journalism professionals, students and recent graduates. The workshops will include sessions and activities that are practical, engaging and interactive. Participants will learn practical skills on how to make media in developing countries – covering topics from safety and ethical concerns to storytelling and how to engage an audience. Registration is open until spots are filled. Tickets cost GBP59 to GBP69. Click Here to register

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2018 Global Climate Action Summit, San Francisco

ICFJ’s Global Climate Reporting Program aims to increase coverage of the potential impacts of extreme weather and climate-related effects on society by improving journalists’ knowledge and capacity. Participants will learn from global experts about how extreme weather and climate affect human health and safety and natural ecosystems, and produce stories on these critical topics. The program will bring up to 16 international journalists to San Francisco on September 10-15 to participate in the 2018 Global Climate Action Summit alongside top experts in the fields of climate, sustainability and inclusive economic growth. They…

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Faith in the Commonwealth Youth Training of Trainers workshop

The Commonwealth Secretariat and the Khalili Foundation have partnered to develop the Faith in the Commonwealth project. Faith in the Commonwealth focuses on cross-cultural literacy and respect for different worldviews and beliefs to situate individuals within the global challenges presented by the 21stcentury and give individuals the tools to understand how they can act as catalysts for change. Faith in the Commonwealth is delivering practical, training-of-trainer workshops to give young people the skills and confidence to be leaders and agents of change in their communities. Through the Faith in the Commonwealth workshops young people will build the capabilities…

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Metcalf 20th Annual Workshop Application

Overview Journalists from all media who want to improve their skills in science and environmental reporting and gain first-hand experience in the conduct of scientific research are invited to apply for a Metcalf Institute fellowship. The Annual Workshop fellowships support journalists who are interested in science and environmental reporting but have minimal or no science background, and who wish to gain a deeper understanding of scientific methods, contacts, and story ideas related to climate change and the coastal and marine environment. Eligibility: See detailed instructions regarding eligibility and required inclusions at…

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