• “C” before ABC — an Alphabet for HIV Prevention

    Wednesday, July 29, 2015

    (This story was originally posted on Medium.)

    “HIV prevention used to be about knowing your ABC’s: A for Abstinence, B for Be Faithful, and C for Condoms — Consistent Condom use. And when science showed us the value of male circumcision, I was pushing a new C, Circumcision …” Dishon Gogi pauses, and I remember his skills as a community organizer.

  • Women in Search of a Better World

    Wednesday, July 29, 2015

    (This story was originally posted on Medium.)

    Scientists and public health experts are increasingly aware of the connections between climate change, environmental degradation and health issues ranging from Ebola and AIDS to asthma.

    Gender also enters into this equation.

  • Open Mic Nepal

    Cover: Open Mic Nepal
    Tuesday, July 28, 2015

    Open Mic Nepal is a project that tracks perception and rumours circulating on the ground among earthquake-affected communities. Iinformation is collected from volunteers and partners who work extensively on the ground, verify the information and present it in these reports to support the work of humanitarian agencies and local media.

  • Local Journalists Prepare to Report on Historic Elections in DRC

    Journalists sit around a table.
    Wednesday, July 8, 2015

    Although many technical and political issues remain under discussion by political leaders, the electoral process is progressing in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The ongoing decentralization process, as indicated in the 2006 Constitution but never enforced, adds confusion and uncertainty to the actual implementation of the electoral process.

  • Apply Now: Climate Communications Educators Fund

    Wednesday, July 1, 2015

    For young people around the world, climate change means a lifetime of vulnerability to unpredictable and increasingly persistent climate risks. Despite bearing the least responsibility for the conditions accelerating climate change, young people will face the most consequences.

    Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) invites organizations to apply for the Climate Communications Educators Fund grant opportunity, which will support educators throughout the world to build the capacity of young and aspiring journalists to access and understand and report on climate information.

  • Apply Now: Reporter Fellowships to the UN Climate Negotiations

    Paris 2015 COP21 CMP11
    Wednesday, July 1, 2015

    The Climate Change Media Partnership (CCMP) led by Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN), has announced fellowship opportunities for journalists to attend the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Paris, France, this December.

    The application is now open until the deadline of July 31st, 2015.

  • Southeast Asian Journalists Explore Dams and their Impacts

    A journalist interviews a man - both standing by a river
    Wednesday, July 1, 2015

    Hydropower development is racing across Southeast Asia’s Mekong region, and Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is helping journalists investigate the costs and benefits for the environment and communities. As part of the USAID-sponsored Mekong Partnership for the Environment (MPE) program, EJN supported 15 journalists to meet researchers, affected communities, Cambodian government officials and local NGOs in a workshop last week,  “Understanding Energy: The Benefits and Costs of Hydropower”, focusing on hydropower dams in Cambodia.