The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists is now accepting applications from professional journalists from developing countries for its 2014 fellowship program. The application deadline is March 31, 2014.
The fellowships are available to radio, television, print and web journalists, age 25 to 35, from developing countries who are interested in coming to New York to report on international affairs during the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly. The fellowships will begin in early September and extend to late November and will include the cost of travel and accommodations in New York, as well as a per diem allowance. Read more…
UNIC Accra NIO presents some publication to UNA Kumasi Chairman
Group picture of members of UNA and some participants
Kumasi – UNIC Accra, in association with the United Nations Association, Kumasi branch, has held a one-day forum for students and members of the Association on the Role of the United Nations in Global Development. The National Information Officer of UNIC, Accra, Ms Cynthia Prah provided an overview of the history of the United Nations, Ghana’s membership and the role of the UN in Ghana’s development process. She encouraged students to find opportunities to engage in discussions on development issues in their communities. The Asokwa District Commander of the Ghana Police Service, Supt. Dr. S. Adane-Ameyaw admonished the youth to be law abiding citizens and to focus on increasing their understanding of global issues. A local businessman, Dr. Kwame Kyei challenged the youth in the Kumasi metropolis to always aspire to make meaningful impact in any career they pursue. The Vice President of the World Federation of United Nations Association, Mrs Edna Phillips made a presentation on the organisation.
Accra – To mark the 8th UNESCO Youth Forum, the International Student Identity Card Association, better known as ISIC, uniting over 5 million student card-holders, has launched a youth photo competition! Find out more about the competition: http://www.isic.org/unesco-photo-competition/