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The results will be announced to all applicants from 30 September onwards.


The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) welcomes applications for the 12th ASEF Journalists’ Seminar (ASEFJS12), to be held on 13-14 December 2019 in Madrid, Spain. ASEFJS12 is a side event of the 14th ASEM Foreign Ministers' Meeting (ASEMFMM14).

ASEFJS12 is a training-oriented event that offers young journalists from Asia and Europe the chance to come together to share their professional media experiences and perspectives from national and regional levels.

The event, themed ‘Media Trust & Information in the Digital Age’, is aimed at providing young journalists with the tools needed to thrive in an uncertain media climate.



Applicants must:

  • be under 35 years old
  • be a citizen of an ASEM Partner country
  • be currently employed as a journalist or media professional (traditional media, online media, freelance are all eligible)
  • have experience and/or projects on the topic of media trust, misinformation and disinformation

Important Dates

Deadline for applications: 16 September 2019. Applicants will be informed of the results from 30 September 2019 onwards


How to Apply?

 Please apply through this form.

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