Are you civically active in digital space working pro-bono with YouTube videos, podcasts, blogs, cartoons or memes? Are you based in Germany, France, Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan or Russia? Would you like to share your experience about civic journalism with your fellow Europeans and discuss methods of fighting hate speech and promoting valuable information and communication in digital space? Would you like to deepen your knowledge about media, improve your skills and gain valuable insights in professional digital reporting? Are you eager to prove yourself in multinational teams working on challenging themes connected with the European past, present and future?
Then team up for a six-month adventure full of inspiring people, creative minds and innovative working techniques! Apply and become a part of the #challenge1918|2018|2118!
Let’s create a multinational open space for civic journalistic engagement!
YOU ARE …
between 18 and 35 years old
fluent in English
principal resident in one of the following countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, France, Georgia, Germany, the Republic of Moldova, Russia or Ukraine
civically active in cyberspace on political, economic or cultural issues or aspiring to become such
eager to share and gain knowledge in a multinational peer setting
So don’t hesitate to apply for this exciting journey for media professionalism and pluralism. Challenge yourself!
WHAT IS #CHALLENGE 1918 | 2018 | 2118 ABOUT?
Multinational, three steps programme and competition
Aimed at raising awareness of digital responsibility and Strengthening content-related and manual media competencies
Inspiration and empowerment for young prosumers working with different tools of expression
Forum for networking and pluralistic work-flow
WHAT IS EXPECTED FROM YOU?
Solution-based work ethic
Creativity and thinking outside of the box
Open-mindedness and curiosity for diversity
WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU:
Inspiring motivation in a creative way: video, podcast, picture etc.
• Why you want to join and what you associate with one of the three dates 1918 | 2018 | 2118!
• A personal data sheet including contact information
• If applicable: samples of previous online products/activities relevant to the programme!
4 – 10 August - WORKLAB & FACTORY IN BERLIN
Empowerment and knowledge camp (peer-to-peer, discussions, exchange of experiences, creation of ideas)
August – November - WORKTEAM & CREATION ‘CHALLENGE’
Multinational team work to bring your ideas to life (distant coaching) and competition
18 – 21 November - WORKFAB & START-UP
Workshop in Berlin for the winners, final joint challenge, public event
HOW TO APPLY?
PLEASE SEND YOUR APPLICATION VIA EMAIL
European Academy Berlin,
attn.: Ms. Claudia Fedur (+49 3089595137)
46/48 Bismarckallee, D-14193 Berlin,
Application deadline: 1 July 2018
This project is initiated by the European Academy Berlin #CivilSocietyCooperation in cooperation with its project partners in the Eastern Partnership countries, France and Russia and supported by the German Federal Foreign Office. The project partners are the Centre Européen Robert Schuman (France), ArmActive Youth Center (Armenia), Junior Achievement Azerbaijan (Azerbaijan), Discussion and Analytical Society “Liberal Club” (Belarus), IDIS “Viitorul” (Republic of Moldova), Institute for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation (Ukraine), Institute of Democracy and Euro-Atlantic Studies (Georgia), German-Russian Exchange, St. Petersburg (Russia). For more information on the project, please see www.eab-berlin.eu.