The Gorchakov Fund has started accepting applications for the School of Media Diplomacy

29 August 2017

Applications to attend the School of Media Diplomacy are being accepted. This international project is implemented by Volgograd’s regional NGO for protection of rights and interests of children and youth “The Federation of Children’s Organizations” in cooperation with the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund.

Correspondents and editors-in-chief of regional mass media as well as bloggers fr om Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova and Russia are invited to attend the sessions, which will focus on increasing the level of expertise of journalists in the field of media diplomacy. Age of participants – from 18 to 40.

The training during the project will be held in two stages:

  • Opening workshop – September 21-24 in Volgograd;

  • Final workshop – December 15-17 in Moscow.

In order to participate, please forward the following package of documents to the organizers:

  • An application form duly completed (download);

  • A color digital photo - ID format (not less than 600 pixels on a larger side);

  • A motivation letter, wh ere the participant should tell about himself/herself, his/her achievements, talents and explain why he or she should participate in the project;

  • A scanned copy of a recommendation letter from the media represented by the participant;

  • An essay in a free format on “The Role of Media in Public Diplomacy” (not less than 1 page of text in Word format).

ATTENTION! All the documents should be submitted in Russian. An incomplete package of documents will not be considered!