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The International Anti-Corruption Conference (Iacc) Young Journalists (Yj) Initiative 2024: Covering The Iacc Conference In Vilnius, Lithuania (Fully Funded)

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Applications are currently being accepted for the 2024 International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) Young Journalists (YJ) Initiative.

The 2024 IACC seeks young journalists from around the globe who are deeply committed to combating corruption and are eager to advocate for, report on, and investigate social issues pertaining to transparency, integrity, and the exposure of corruption.

Participants in the Young Journalists program become part of the YJ Alumni program and are offered the opportunity to join Journalists for Transparency (, a community of over 100 journalists and storytellers dedicated to covering issues related to transparency and corruption worldwide. J4T can offer modest to moderate grants to YJ alumni for collaborative investigations into specific corruption cases. The initiative aims to inspire, facilitate, and empower young journalists to refine their investigative skills to better uncover corruption and its detrimental effects on people’s lives.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must fulfill the following three criteria:

  • You must be employed as a journalist, possess substantial experience in reporting on social issues, and be proficient in one of the following fields:
  • Digital/print journalism
  • Broadcast journalism
  • Video production
  • Photojournalism
  • Social media (especially TikTok and Reels)
  1. You must possess a strong dedication to combating corruption and have a desire to expand your knowledge about Transparency International, the IACC, and the topics we address.
  2. You must be under the age of 35 as of June 21, 2024, and have fluency in English.
  3. All J4T/IACC YJ Alumni (regardless of age or location) are encouraged to join the reporting team.


  • The IACC will cover the cost of an economy flight to Vilnius (Lithuania), five nights’ accommodation at the IACC Hotel, venue expenses, and associated visa processing fees.

Responsibilities of the YJs

For Further Details:

Application Deadline: March 6, 2024

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