Apply Now for 2nd ASEAN Youth Social Journalism Contest 2021

Deadline: 14-Feb-21 The 2nd ASEAN Youth Social Journalism Contest 2021 is inviting youth “Social Journalists” to submit an essay and campaign ideas describing a theme of #ASEANYouth and COVID-19 – Response, Recovery, and Resilience. The Foundation is inviting the talented ASEAN’s youth to share and promote fact-based and compelling messages showcasing the importance of ASEAN youth at the forefront of efforts to combat the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic. The importance of active participation and integration of the ASEAN youth has been an ASEAN priority since the Declaration of Principles to Strengthen ASEAN Collaboration on Youth presented in Bangkok on 24 June 1983. Youth play a vital role in community building and represent the values envisaged by the Founding Fathers of ASEAN. Based on the essay submissions, Foundation will competitively select up to 20 youth from 10 ASEAN Member States to participate in a virtual workshop to develop and implement a social awareness activity in their respective countries. What to expect in the workshop? During the workshop, each country team will develop one agreed upon activity proposal to raise the awareness and address the above-mentioned theme related to ASEAN and in their home country and pitch this proposal to the trainer and judges. The trainer and judges will evaluate the proposal pitches and provide feedback to the finalists. (Ad) Looking for Grants and Donors for your country? Eligibility Criteria Any existing or aspiring social journalist that holds an ASEAN Member States passport (Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Viet Nam) and resides in the country of citizenship. Note: professional journalists who are full-time employees of established media outlets are not eligible to participate). The interested ASEAN youths are required to form a team of two from the same nationalities. The applicants must be between 18 and 30 years of age on 26 April 2021. Selected finalists must be able to communicate fluently in both spoken and written English. Selected finalists must have active Facebook and Gmail accounts for ease of communication with the trainer and other participants. For more information, visit https://www.aseanfoundation.org/2nd_asean_youth_social_journalism_contest_2021 Post Views: 49 Related

Apply Now for 2nd ASEAN Youth Social Journalism Contest 2021