Call for Bloggers: CIVICUS World Assembly

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 12:09
CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, April 27, 2012
Opportunity type: 
Other

CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation is looking for experienced bloggers to cover and promote the 12th annual CIVICUS World Assembly, taking place on 3-7 September 2012 in Montreal, Canada.

Everyone, from university students to Indignados to Occupy Protesters to professional bloggers to development executives, is encouraged to apply.

CIVICUS is looking for punctual bloggers with experience in and knowledge of areas such as civil society, democratic space, development effectiveness, social justice, social change, social innovation, participatory governance and global governance.

Send CIVICUS your blog posts or ideas to maianh.tran-ho@inm.qc.ca and we will follow and share them on the World Assembly blog.

CIVICUS is also looking for four official bloggers interested in covering the topics falling under the World Assembly programme tracks: Changing Nations Through Citizens; Redefining Global Governance; Building Partnerships for Social Innovation and the conference theme of Defining a new social contract – Making the future together. Official bloggers must be available to write two posts a month up to the event, two posts during and one post after. Official bloggers will receive complimentary conference registration, but they must cover for all other expenses linked to their participation. To apply, please send a brief statement explaining why you would like to be a part of the blogging team, accompanied by a link to your blog/website and links to three of your best posts to maianh.tran-ho@inm.qc.ca with the subject line ‘WA BLOGGER – APPLICATION’.

For more information, refer to blogs.civicus.org/worldassembly/2012/04/04/blog-for-the-civicus-world-assembly.

For more about the CIVICUS World Assembly, refer to www.civicus.org/what-we-do/cross-cutting-projects/world-assembly/2012-world-assembly.

For more about the CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation, refer to www.civicus.org.

To view other opportunities, refer to www.ngopulse.org/group/home-page/other-opportunities.