Announcement - Call for Tender

The Hungarian Civil Liberties Union’s newly launched program is announcing a tender on investigative journalism.

The HCLU, dedicated to democracy and the establishment of a transparent government and state, jointly with CEE Trust is granting support –financial and professional- to freelancer or editorial journalists working on articles, which require deeper absortment.

Detailed conditions and a description of the tender can be found at www.oknyomozo.hu.

Deadline for applications is September 30th, 2007.

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