Journalism for Future Challenges

Journalism for Future Challenges is a program for early career journalists from: Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Moldova, Belarus, Georgia, Russia or Ukraine who are looking to expand their investigative reporting skills, with a focus on organised crime and corruption, as well as to expand their professional network.

This intensive training programme is taught by reporters, editors and other experts with long and broad international experience. They all use the most sophisticated tools and methods for improved investigative journalism.

The sessions will cover topics such as basic investigative reporting, planning and managing an investigative project, an overview of how organised crime and corruption works, personal security, advanced research on the internet, encrypting, source protection, ethics, news verification and visual journalism. And more!

Next programme dates:

Sept 27 – Oct 1, 2021, Nov 15 – 19, 2021 and Feb 21 – 25, 2022

The application deadline is September 1st, 2021. The results will be announced by September 5th. Selection also will be based on Covid-19 restrictions for particular countries.

Up to 12 full scholarships will be provided for this programme.