The Energy Community Secretariat will host 18 journalists at an energy transition workshop on December 14 in Vienna. The deadline for applications has been extended until November 13.
The Energy Community Secretariat said it is committed to advancing the energy transition in its contracting parties. Accurate and fact-based reporting on issues surrounding the energy transition as well as creating positive narratives are important factors in facilitating the social acceptance of the energy transition, it said.
To prepare journalists to cover the energy transition with greater knowledge and skill, the Energy Community Secretariat is now accepting applications for a journalism training workshop to be held on December 14 in Vienna, according to the announcement.
A total of eighteen journalists, two per Energy Community contracting party, will be selected to participate and have their travel costs covered. The call is for full-time journalists covering news on energy, environment or economy.
Eligible applicants have proficiency in written and spoken English. They need to submit their CVs, preferably in the Europass format, alongside a work sample on the energy sector.
The Energy Community Ministerial Council is meeting on December 15 in Vienna.
The Energy Community’s contracting parties are Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, North Macedonia, Georgia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia and Ukraine.