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Tuesday, 23 May 2017
Call for applications: FSC Youth Correspondent for GA 2017

GA 2017 Opportunity

Closing date: 4pm BST, Friday 14 July 2017

  • Are you an environmentally-conscious, socially-aware journalism student?
  • Do you have strong writing skills in English?
  • Are you between the ages of 18 and 26, currently pursuing a degree in journalism / communications / environmental sciences?


Then join us at the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) 8th General Assembly (GA) from 9 to 10 October 2017 in Vancouver (Canada) and report on the issues at the forefront of responsible forestry.

Young people are at the centre of a sustainable future, and FSC is looking for a passionate youth correspondent who can engage their peers by covering this important event with originality, accuracy and inspiring reporting.

Background

The FSC GA 2017 is FSC’s highest decision-making body. Eight hundred participants from 70 countries - representing social, economic and environmental interests from the Global North and South – will meet in Vancouver to discuss a sustainable future for the world’s forests and the people that inhabit them. To find out more about FSC International go to https://ic.fsc.org and for more detailed information on the FSC GA 2017 go to http://ga2017.fsc.org

Two journalism students will be selected by the FSC Communications Unit to attend the GA and act as FSC Youth Correspondents – reporting for youth, by youth.

To see the full criteria and application requirements, please visit the GA website here.

Closing date: 5pm, Friday, 14 July (Bonn, Germany time)

Please send all applications to communications at fsc point org with ‘FSC Youth Correspondent 2017 application’ in the header, or post your application to:

FSC Youth Correspondent 2017 Application
FSC International
Communications Unit
Charles-de-Gaulle-Straße 5
53113 Bonn Deutschland / Germany

The successful applicant will receive:

  • Return flights on economy class to Vancouver
  • Reimbursement of visa application fees
  • Accommodation (sharing) in a hotel in Vancouver
  • All meals and a small stipend will be provided

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