The U.S. Embassy in Minsk is happy to announce the call for applications for the Digital Communication Network Exchange 2017.
The Digital Communication Network is an exchange program, funded by the U.S. Department of State and implemented by World Learning. The Digital Communications Network exchange program created and supports a collaborative network of communication professionals from across Europe and Central Asia, working together to strengthen communication skills through the development and dissemination of digital content.
A total of 16 participants will be selected, through an open competition process to come to the United States from March 11 to March 28, 2017. Selection will be based on the overall quality of the candidates, as well as their willingness and preparedness to make a contribution to DCN. Please note that not all countries will be represented in the next segment, it will depend of the quality of the candidates.
Participants should work and reside in one of the following countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, and Ukraine. Selection will be based on the overall quality of the candidates, as well as their willingness and preparedness to make a contribution to the program.
Applicants for the program should be digital communication professionals, either with a journalistic or entrepreneurial background. They should work for media organizations (traditional or new media), communication companies, NGOs and social movements, or e-governments focusing on delivering media messages and using new tools of digital communication. Priority will be given to candidates who demonstrate an interest and capacity to develop or transform organizations for the digital age, and/or to create new digital communication products.
If you use or create digital tools in media, entrepreneurship, NGOs and social movements and e-government apply at https://worldlearninginnovanddev.wufoo.com/forms/m1ubdws13oqo9p/
Deadline – November 12, 2017.