RFA: Countering Disinformation in Latin America | Institute for War and Peace Reporting


Request for Applications

Building Innovative Solutions for Journalists to Counter Disinformation in Latin America

Through the Consortium to Support Independent Journalism in Latin America (Consorcio para Apoyar el Periodismo Independiente Regional (CAPIR)) IWPR is seeking a partner to support  the region's journalism and media sector develop and pilot new, innovative and evidence based solutions to confront the problems of mis and disinformation, which threaten their societies.

The role of the selected partner will be to develop thought-leadership and evidence-based proposals that will help independent media and journalists confront the challenges of mis and disinformation across the region. 

The selected partner will:

  1. Conduct context analyses surrounding disinformation and existing work in the project’s priority countries;
  2. Develop evidence based, innovative proposals for initiatives to counter the problem, in coordination with CAPIR partners;
  3. Coordinate and oversee coalitions of local partners in each of the countries to pilot these initiatives and ensure the correct implementation, and
  4. Conduct rigorous M&E to test results and provide recommendations to build on the program. 

The award is expected to be between $30,000 to $90,000 USD and to last between 18 to 21 months.

Applications are due by November 30, 2020 at 23:00 EST

For more information about the project, deadlines and how to apply please see the PDF >>

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