The European Academy of Yuste Foundation offers ten mobility grants aimed at university students enrolled in the Degree in Public Administration and Management or Degree in Law, to participate in the international course ‘Media and Human Rights: Ambivalences of the fourth power in the digital age’ which will be held from 27 June to 1 July at the International Bureau of Education of UNESCO in Geneva (Switzerland). The grants are intended to cover the enrolment and accommodation costs of university students.
With this call, the Foundation supports the promotion of European values that are intrinsic to the process of construction and integration of the European Union, and active European citizenship as to human rights as one of its goals is conducting research on European cultural and social issues and the development of actions aimed at a better and deeper understanding of the European Union, its objectives and its values by students and university professors.
This grants programme is part of the collaboration agreement signed by the European Academy of Yuste Foundation and the University of La Rioja Foundation organising the course together with the UNESCO Chair Democratic Citizenship and Cultural Freedom and the Office of the High Commissioner of the United Nations for Human Rights. The sessions aim to highlight the role of journalists and the media professionals in the promotion and protection of human rights; to discuss the current challenges of the free flow of ideas by word and image; to analyse conflicts between freedom of dissemination and access to information and national security, and to examine the guarantees for the protection of pluralism and independence of press freedom.
The deadline for applications is 30 June. Those who are interested can register via the link: https://www.fundacionyuste.org/campus-yuste/becas/