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Are you a journalist, an activist or a blogger? Are you interested in participatory journalism? Do you want to meet other passionate young people to exchange about freedom of press, democracy and the role of media in Europe and Northern Africa? Do you want to create media projects with other participants? This four-day meet up is designed for you!

Journalism academy Euromed is a four-day euro-Mediterranean seminar coorganised with the Tunisian pro-democracy organisation I Watch, where 45 European and Northern African bloggers, professional and non-professional journalists will meet to debate and exchange experiences about media practices.

Participants will have a unique opportunity to discuss about citizen journalism, freedom of press, democracy and the role of media in contemporary societies. They will also attend trainings on web 2.0 practices and be encouraged to create media projects together.


26 June - 1 July (full attendance for the four days mandatory)


Centre international de séjour Eugène Hénaff

ALJ 93 - 51, rue de la Commune de Paris - 93300 Aubervilliers - France

Programme overview

Plenty of different activities are already planned for a limited number of successful applicants:

Wednesday 26 June

Cafebabel staff will welcome you at 6pm and get to know each other over Parisian dinner

Thursday 27 June

Welcome word: Introducing the conference objectives

Knowing each other: Pitch your project

Round table: Panorama of youth and political change: discussing the role of youth in your country

Friday 28 June

Training: How to approach news in a journalistic style? The participants will debate on the information processing approach.

Practicing: Media battle: write in small groups on current affairs. Groups of 4-5 participants will compete to create the best editorial project synopsis

Saturday 29 June

Training: Using social media for social change: best case of Facebook, twitter phenomenon

Practicing: Innovative formats to tell about the news

Sunday 30 June

Training: How to build up a media project: best case scenario

Practicing: Build up your media project

Monday 1 July


Programme subject to modifications

The workshops will be held in English and hosted by HQ professionals and experienced external speakers. Do you see yourself joining us on this ride in Paris in the springtime? We invite you to fill in the application form. Please take note that this form is not a registration form. Wait for our feedback before purchasing your transport tickets. Besides, read carefully the participation principles and check that you respect the eligibility rules described on page 2 of the form before you apply.

Only 45 highly motivated persons will be selected to participate in these seminars.

Applications close on 20th May 2013!

Any question ? Contact Emeline at

We look forward to welcoming you!

In partnership with:

Euromed journalism academy is cofinanced by the Conseil régional d’Ile de France, the Council of Europe (European Youth Foundation) and the Allianz Kulturstiftung.

With the kind support of: