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Project profile: North-South Fellowships 2010-2012

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Basic Information

Project Number:
S065180-001
Maximum CIDA Contribution:
$50,000
Executing Agency — Partner:
Status:
Closed
Start — End:
2010-12-07 — 2013-02-21

Country/Region

  • Canada: 100%

Description

The aim of this project is to offer eight journalism fellowships of a CAN$ 6,000 value each over a two-year period (February 2011, May 2011, October 2011 and April 2012). . The fellowships are intended for members of the Fédération professionnelle des journalistes du Québec. Successful applicants are chosen by an independent jury and are given the opportunity to report to the Canadian public on the realities lived in developping countries benefiting from Canadian public aid.

To be eligible, professional journalists must submit a project on one of the following themes : good governance, health, primary education, private sector development, environmental sustainbility, or gender equality. Candidates must define the international development issue they want to tackle and the reasons that motivate them.

Sectors

Other
  • Promotion of development awareness (099820): 100%

Results

Expected Results

This is a new feature, part of CIDA's efforts towards increasing transparency. Information will only be available for projects approved after October 15, 2011. For other projects, information on expected results is usually included in the description.

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Contracts, Grants and Contributions

Recipient NameDateType
Fédération professionnelle des journalistes du Québec2010-12-31Contribution