Foreign Correspondents' Programme is a media training programme organised by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland. It provides young journalists from different countries an opportunity to learn more about Finland, Finnish society and the Finnish way of life as well as the means to enhance their professional skills. This year the FCP will be an alumni meeting for former participants.
The month long Foreign Correspondents' Programme has been organised yearly in August since 1990. Nearly 400 journalists from different countries and continents have participated in it during the past 20 years.
This year instead a month long programme for young journalists there will be an alumni meeting for former participants. The meeting will be organised 12.-15. June. The alumni week will include meetings with professionals and visits to business enterprises and institutions.
The participants of the alumni meeting come from Turkey, Brazil, Ukraine, Spain, India, South Africa, Israel, Japan, Croatia, Poland, USA and Austria.
What did the participants of the last year´s programme do? What did they think about Finland? What kinds of benefits did they see in it for their careers?
Watch the video in YouTube and find out: http://youtu.be/bN9QvzlFHwI