Deadline: 2 March 2014

Open to: Journalists, public information professionals, corporate communication managers and students who want to specialize in public information and journalism.
When: Cyber Threats Workshop (21-23 March) – Reporting and Communicating on CBRN Risks ( 24-26 March)

Venue: United Nations Campus in Turin, Italy.

Description: The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) is organizing a series of workshops and short courses within the framework of the UNICRI Journalism and Public Information Programme, a unique international programme tailored for journalists, public information professionals and students seeking a career in the world of information. The programme aims at deepening knowledge of emerging security threats.

The first two activities will take place in March 2014 at the United Nations Campus in Turin, Italy:

Cyber Threats Workshop 21, 22, 23 March 2014 (course information)

Reporting and Communicating on Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Risks 24, 25, 26 March 2014 (course information)

Eligibility: Candidates must meet the following requirements:

Professional experience or academic background in the fields of journalism, media, institutional or corporate communication.

Hold at least a three-year university degree issued by an internationally recognized university in one of the aforementioned subjects (or equivalent work experience of 5 years in the area of communication).

Be proficient in English (both spoken and written).

Current students and young professionals that do not exactly fulfill all the aforementioned requirements may also be considered by the Scientific Committee.

Costs: The tuition fee for one course is €450 and must be paid upon confirmation of acceptance. Tuition fees are non-refundable.

Participants will bear the expenses related to travel, food and board.

Application: Candidates must submit duly filled application forms. Please note that due to the high number of requests, incomplete applications will not be considered. Please complete and send the application form to Application deadline is on the 2nd of March (23:00 CET).

For more information please send a message to, call to + 39 011 6537 144+ 39 011 6537 144, or check the official page of the programme.

Photo Credits: UNICRI