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!

TIMELINE

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,

cf@eab-berlin.eu, www.eab-berlin.eu

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