1. Reporting on Migration
The aim of this course is to ensure journalists have a basic firm understanding of the complex issues of migration, refugees, and human trafficking and their impact on the politics, economics, demographics, environment, security, education and cultures of affected countries and beyond. The author of this course is Magda Abu-Fadil, director of Media Unlimited. She brings years of experience as a foreign correspondent and editor with international news organizations such as Agence France-Presse and United Press International.
2. Reporting on Energy
This course provides a thorough introduction to the key areas relating to the field of energy. It aims to provide the participant with a strong understanding of the basic types of energy sources, including fossil-based energy such as oil, gas and coal. It also addresses renewable energy and nuclear energy, as well as delving into the concept of transition towards a low-carbon economy. The course then takes the participant through the topic of energy security, with special attention given to EU energy security objectives such as diversification of the energy supply, decarbonisation and energy efficiency. It then addresses energy regulation, before providing a firm overview of prevailing energy supply routes and pipelines connecting the EU to supplier countries.