Fully Funded ICYF Media Training Camp 2019 in Turkey
  • September 15 - 29, 2019
  • Fully Funded
  • Samsun, Turkey

Applications are open for the International Media Training Camp 2019.

Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF) in partnership with the Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Turkey and Anadolu Agency (AA) will organize the second edition of “Certificated International Media Training Youth Camp”. It will take place from 15 – 21 September 2019 for young men and 23 – 29 September 2019 for young women, in SAMSUN Turkey.

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ICYF envisions empowered youth across the OIC region actualizing their full potential for the sustainable development of their communities, nations, and the world, driven by the Islamic values of cooperation, excellence, and unity.

ICYF builds the capacity of OIC youth through strategies, policy frameworks, programs and projects furthering civic engagement, holistic education, capacity-building and best practices addressing the critical problems of unemployment, health and wellness, limited opportunities, extremism and social exclusion while building their capabilities of intellectual and leadership development, scientific and technological innovation, entrepreneurship, media and communication informed by a shared Islamic heritage, culture, and universal values.

This camp will be an opportunity for young people to learn skills and develop an enthusiasm for media participation and therefore represent their own sense of community, identity, language and culture. It also allowed them to speak to their peers and learn how to create media that is relevant, informative, entertaining, unique, engaging and accessible.

Objectives:

  • To explore the crucial elements of a reliable journalist’s craft (balance, reliability, usage of proper sources)
  • To learn to evaluate the reliability of sources and to approach any information critically
  • To explore the interrelation between media messages and tolerance/intolerance in the societies, especially in regard to the topic of migrant and refugee crisis
  • To learn how to distinguish between media and audience bias
  • To build the capacity of Muslim Youth in terms of leadership skills and empower them through meaningful participation in the media
  • To facilitate young people’s connection to heritage, language, culture and identity through media participation
  • To explore and understand media and youth participation in media with cultural diversity as concepts and group processes
  • To develop competences of participants in the field of media
  • To provide tools for multiplication and development of youth participation in media
  • To identify possible directions and strategy of work in the field of development of youth participation in media in the realities of participants
  • To foster networking among participants and motivate potential leaders and multipliers to engage in the promotion of youth participation in media on local communities

Location:

Turkey

Benefits

The organizing committee will cover:

  • International flight tickets
  • Accommodation
  • Food

Eligibilities

The final selection will be made by the organizing team. Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Citizen of an OIC Member State or representative of a Muslim community in a non-OIC Member State
  • Ability to communicate in English
  • Age between 18–35
  • Media background (study, work experience or interest)
  • Involved in/or have coordinated media related project
  • Active in the service and development of the community
  • Leader with impact in his/her local community
  • Commitment to attending the full course of the media camp
Eligible Regions: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Benin, Brunei-Darussalam, Burkina-Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Cote D'Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyz Republic, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Tajikistan, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Yemen.

Application Process

Apply online through the given link.

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Application Deadline: August 20, 2019

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For Further Queries

For further queries, please contact: Telephone: (+90) 212-465-39-39, Email: [email protected]
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