Europe

April 12, 2024

DEADLINE: Wildscreen Panda Awards Film Competition

The biennial Wildscreen Festival in the UK, Oct 14-18, 2024, is a celebration of wildlife filmmaking and photography. The Panda Awards celebrate the craft of wildlife filmmaking and photography and honor the very best that the industry is producing. Deadlines: regular – Apr 12; late – May 10.

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March 12, 2012 to March 17, 2012

6th World Water Forum

Taking place in Marseille, France, the Forum aims to generate concrete solutions to issues of access to water and sanitation, in particular through the launch of an online solutions platform.

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March 15, 2024

DEADLINE: Heinrich Böll Foundation's Transatlantic Media Fellowships

The fellowships support journalists in researching stories in the EU. It has a strong focus on recruiting journalists with diverse backgrounds who might not otherwise have the opportunity to do international reporting. In 2024, policy areas include climate & energy policy, among others. Cash stipend for in-person or digital fellowship. Apply by Mar 15.

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March 28, 2012 to March 30, 2012

Save the Planet International Eco Forum in Bulgaria

The Save the Planet conference is a communication platform for professionals from South-East Europe involved in the environment, waste management and recycling spheres. The 2012 program will include sessions and discussions on industry challenges and technical developments. Attendees will be able to see the latest products and solutions showcased at the parallel exhibition.

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May 15, 2024

DEADLINE: European Journalism Fellowships

Fellowships are awarded to journalists from Eastern and Western Europe and the United States who want to spend two semesters engaging in research at the International Center for Journalism of the Freie Universitaet Berlin. Deadline is May 15, 2024.

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"Europe Bans X-Ray Body Scanners Used at U.S. Airports"

"The European Union on Monday prohibited the use of X-ray body scanners in European airports, parting ways with the U.S. Transportation Security Administration, which has deployed hundreds of the scanners as a way to screen millions of airline passengers for explosives hidden under clothing."

Source: ProPublica, 11/17/2011

"Met Facing Mounting Crisis as Activist Spying Operation Unravels"

London's Metropolitan Police face a mounting crisis after revelations that their agents spied on environmental groups for years and then lied about it in court under oath. Top police officials ordered the agents to deceive the courts. Undercover agents had sex with activists, ran their organizations, provoked protests, and then helped get protestors arrested. The failure of many such prosecutions demonstrated the incompetence of the police effort in achieving its goals.

Source: Guardian, 10/21/2011

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