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Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Journalism Fellowship 2024 for Emerging Journalists.

Application Deadline: 10 April 2024 

The future of Small Island Developing States (SIDS), espoused by SIDS, must be based on “resilient prosperity.” The “Voice the Future SIDS Journalism Campaign.” a drumbeat supporting this ethos, is a United Nations initiative designed to promote SIDS based reporting, and to attract both developing and accomplished journalists from SIDS member countries to cover the pivotal Fourth International Conference on SIDS (SIDS4), scheduled for 27-30 May 2024 in Antigua and Barbuda.

Aims and Objectives

The overarching goal of the “Voice the Future SIDS Journalism Campaign” is to enhance the quality and reach of SIDS sustainable development-related reporting.

Specific objectives include:

  1. To select a cadre of journalists with a passion for highlighting SIDS sustainable development issues
  2. To promote in-depth, knowledgeable, and culturally nuanced coverage of the Fourth International Conference on SIDS and other SIDS related issues.
  3. To facilitate the building of a network of SIDS-focused journalists who can continue to share knowledge and coverage on SIDS sustainable development matters beyond the conference.


1. Participants must be nationals of small island developing states (SIDS) and at least 18 years old. The list of SIDS can be found here: h ps:// A list of all SIDS is appended at the end of this document.

2. Participants must be currently employed or freelancing as a journalist with at least three years of experience in journalism, working for a recognized media outlet or freelancing, whose work has been regularly published by a recognized media outlet.

3. By submittng an application, you hereby warrant that all information submitted by you is true, current and complete. The Organizers reserves the right to verify the eligibility of all applicants.

4. The Campaign reserves the right to disqualify any applicant if there are reasonable grounds to believe the applicant has breached any of the Terms and Conditions.

How to Apply

Any journalist who meets the eligibility criteria can apply for this fellowship by 10 April 2024, 11:59 p.m. EDT

More Info: Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Journalism Fellowship



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