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Trust Conference 2021- Changemakers Programme Application

The Changemakers programme will be returning in 2021 for its eighth year to bring together some of the most inspiring pioneers and innovators from across the globe, committed to developing concrete solutions to pressing human rights issues in alignment with Trust Conference themes. These include climate change, socio-economic inclusion, media freedom, and data & digital rights.

All applicants must speak English, the language of the conference, and cannot previously have attended the conference as a recipient of the Changemakers Programme.

The Thomson Reuters Foundation and the sponsors of the Changemakers Programme will award places to exceptional applicants from across the world. Changemaker selection will be based on an objective rating system developed by the Foundation's review committee.

Selected applicants will receive:
  • Five weeks of specialised capacity building training and networking with other Changemakers, starting on September 27th.
  • The opportunity to attend and be selected to present on stage at the annual Trust Conference, taking place virtually on November 17 and 18, 2021 and receive global exposure
  • Inclusion of their name and photo in Trust Conference marketing materials and on the official conference website
  • Alumni membership as part of an exclusive network to receive continued engagement opportunities
Applications will close on June 30th, 2021.