Media for peace
Media for Peace in
On our peace mission
Get to know the
FELLOWS of the project
Darine is a front-end and a UI/UX engineer. Her main mission is to turn ideas into reality by building first product prototypes and transforming it to a fully functional front-end solution that takes online presences to the next level.
Omid is a journalist with experience in news writing, reporting, and anchoring for several national and international broadcasters. He is also a skilled public speaker and received multiple awards and prizes for his works in Afghanistan
LAURA DULCE ROMERO
Laura is a multimedia editor with nine years of experience. She has expertise on the coverage of armed conflicts, human rights issues, and peacebuilding. Also interested in promoting and applying solutions journalism to counter excessive negativism in the media.
Timour is the owner and founder of “studiomonaco”, a Munich-based agency focussing on strategic conception and communication for industry, services, and NGOs as well as CEO- & Change-Communication. He led various editorial teams and - if time allows - works as a freelance journalist.
Radka combines a data analysis background with strong peace journalism knowledge. She is part of multiple international communities and networks intersecting media, digital innovation, and peace. Additionally, she speaks multiple languages and helped to create and launch digital platforms during her time at UNICEF Serbia.
Elie is a backend software engineer, with a focus building backend solutions that power online presences. He can work on front-end issues and he is well-experienced with user-centric approaches while being specialized in backend engineering.
SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETEER
Elie combines multimedia conception, marketing and product development. He has a strong ability to switch between high-level concepts and strategies but go in full hands-on with marketing, user research, and testing.
Julia works as a freelance journalist for some of the major German media outlets. She is well-experienced in developing and launching small digital formats like podcasts and knows how to set up tech projects on her own.
Musa is a writer and an expert on cultural sensitivities and the societal structure of Afghanistan, South Asia and the Middle East. He was a program manager for a large peace-building and conflict transformation project and helped to build an ecosystem of peace-oriented services. He speaks multiple languages and has worked extensively with refugees, newcomers, internally displaced people and minorities.
Shafi is an award-winning multimedia journalist and writer who has been covering Afghanistan for the past 8 years, including reporting on the 2021 Taliban takeover. He has covered the conflict in Afghanistan, the 2020 US withdrawal agreement, peace negotiations between Taliban and government of Afghanistan, women’s rights and the threat from the Islamic State.
THE STOPS OF THE
Media for Peace journey
Media for Peace Kick-off
Conference Day Beirut
Project Pitch Event Perugia
Questions about the Media for Peace program
Can I also start an innovative programme with you?
Of course! We are happy about cooperation partnerships and great ideas that deal with innovative approaches for and in the media industry. Just write to us at email@example.com
I am also looking at new approaches to journalism. Can I join Media for Peace?
The team for Media for Peace is already fully staffed. But perhaps other forms of cooperation are possible. Just write us an email.
Do you have other funding programmes besides Media for Peace?
We actually have a lot of opportunities to support innovative media ideas. Just have a look at our funding programmes.