URGENT: Call for participants | IT Security and Communication for Journalists (Brussels, Belgium)

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PROJECT: Skills, knowledge & awareness: IT-security & communication for investigative journalism (IJ) in Eastern Partnership countries

COORDINATING ORGANISATION: n-ost e.V. (Germany), partner of network n-
vestigate - connecting investigative journalism accross Eastern Europe

URGENT: looking for 2 participants from the field of Investigative Journalism, based in Moldova to participate in project related to IT security, Online Communicatation, Open Source tools

with avaliability to travel to Belgium 24.-27.05.2018. to take part in 1 day kick-off workshop of the project, meanwhile attending one of the most signifficant annual events in the world of investigative journalism.


The overarching aim is to network, train and empower journalists to use online tools for effective and secure communication for cross borderinvestigative journalism in Eastern Partnership countries.

Between 10th of May and 31st of December the project participants will take part in 2 international workshop, receive training from experienced IT security expert, co-organise local 1 training and 1 multiplying event for journalists from the country-of-residence, attend 4 webminars and co-create a Data Security Toolkits and communication platform for journalists.

The project related expenses (travel costs, accomodatio, participation fees) will be covered, budget will be allocated to cover the expenses of the local activities.


  • freelance/contracted journalist/editor in the field of Investigative journalism OR employee of one of the n-vestigate partner organisations,
  • part of/ or strongly affiliated with one of the partner organisations of n-vestigate network,
  • resident of Moldova,
  • working with online communication tools on daily basis,
  • with very strong  motivation and detailed interest, preferably also knowledge/ experience in fields of IT security, online tools for communication, Open Source tools,
  • preferably with experience and/or ambitions to work on cross-border investigations or cooperation,
  • available to commit and participate in all the project activities until 31.12.2018.,
  • ability to travel to Belgium 24.-27.05.2018.


Please send a brief motivation/introduction letter of the participant/communication officer to vimba@n-ost.org as soon as possible, latest till Tuesday, 22nd of May 2018 with full name, contact information (Email, Skype, Signal or Telegram), address, background and motivation (max 10 sentences) and signature, with sentence “Hereby I confirm my participation in all project activities.”!

You will be notified about the results as soon as possible, latest, in the morning of Wednesday, 23rd of May!

For further details, please do not hesitate to contact Ruta Vimba, vimba@n-ost.org, also +49 1578 1969 196 (also Telegram of Signal).

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