International Reporting Workshop for Albanian Journalists

Young and active journalists from Albania are welcome to apply for a professional workshop that will take place on 29-30 May 2019 in Fier, Albania. The workshop offers participants the opportunity to perform field reporting of extractive and energy industry’s impact on Albania’s rural areas, investigate transparency and accountability of public authorities and business and enhance their professional skills and knowledge. Young and active journalists, either employed by mass media organisations in Albania or free-lanced are eligible to apply for participation are invited to apply for participation. Applications for participation will be accepted on rolling basis by May 15, 2019.

Participants will investigate local communities’ situation and attitude to oil extraction; actions of business investors, local and national authorities. The best stories will be published translated into English for distribution via the BlueLink Stories – BlueLink’s regional environmental e-magazine, and possibly by other international media.

Detailed information about the workshop and the application process is available here