German Government Invites the World to the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue


logo-revisedThe Government of Germany is inviting the world to the 2020 edition of its annual dialogue on the Global Energiewende, the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue (#betd2020), which has become a leading international forum on the green energy transformation.

Journalist from around the world with a proven record of reporting on the energy transition, an international energy and climate policies, decarburization, foreign policy or a related field are encouraged to apply for its media fellowship.

The BETD Media Fellowship gives young journalists from around the world the opportunity to gather in the German capital in order to gain access to this exclusive conference; talk to high-level stakeholders from science, politics; industry and civil society; connect with other BETD Media Fellows and experience the energy transition hands-on with exclusive guided tours and side events during the Berlin Energy Week taking place from March 23 to 27, 2020.

During the conference, the BETD Media Fellows will report on the conference sessions through social media channels; especially Twitter; video clips; interviews and reports; and the official website

In addition, BETD Media Fellows will have the opportunity to submit photos, stories and interviews and to report on energy-related stories from their own countries.

Fellows’ works and contributions to the BETD 2020 are of high value, as reporting on the international energy transition and raising awareness about the opportunities of renewable energies and energy efficiency are crucial in order to meet the Paris Climate Agreement targets.

The fellowship will cover travel costs including board and lodging. The deadline for applications is February 2, 2020. The number of spaces is limited and interested journalists are therefore encouraged to apply here with their documents such CV, essay on their motivation which should be between 250 to 300 words and writing samples.

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