JRS Ecuador aims to foster better understanding of migration and refugee issues

The Migration Plan, Communication and Development, a strategic alliance formed by the Latin American Association for Radio Education (ALER), the Coordinator of Education and Radios Populares del Ecuador (CORAPE), the Jesuit Refugee and Migrant Service – Ecuador (SJRM), the Group Ecuadorian Social Fund Populorum Progressio (FEPP GS) and the Spanish Network With Voice Foundation, announces the contest Journalistic Research on Human Mobility, to coincide with the week of Migrants and Refugees in Ecuador.

Objective: To stimulate the production of quality journalism on the subject of human mobility, for positions in the public discourse objective, comprehensive criticism and reporting on the issues to make a positive contribution to better understanding.

Topic: The work of investigative journalism will be developed on the themes of refugees, IDPs, migration, immigration, trafficking and human trafficking; a human rights approach.

The work should reflect a different approach to the issue of migrants and refugees in the media and other forums for information, with a more humane approach and intercultural awareness.

Download a PDF here (Spanish language) which has the complete rules, requirements and deadline information.

For more information, visit the SJRM Ecuador website here.

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