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Digital Security Localization Fellowship

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Application Deadline: 19 June 2022
About Opportunity

EngageMedia is now accepting applications for the Digital Security Localization Fellowship, which aims to convene a network of localizers and contribute to the development of localized digital security resources in Southeast Asian languages. The program is open to applicants from civil society organisations and interested individuals from Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, the Philippines, and Thailand. The deadline for applications

Eligibility Requirements

  • Full fluency in Burmese, Filipino, Khmer, Indonesian, or Thai
  • High level of competency in English
  • Ability to fully commit to the fellowship program from July to December 2022
  • Based in Thailand (for Burmese and Thai), Indonesia (Indonesian), Cambodia (Khmer), or the Philippines (Filipino)
  • With valid international travel documents to attend the follow-up convening
  • Very strong connection with civil society organisations and/or human rights defenders
  • Basic knowledge of digital rights and security tools


All fellows will receive an honorarium of 1,000 USD for their time and participation in the program. EngageMedia will also cover transportation and accommodation for the sprint and fellows convening.

Application Procedure

  1. Support the coordination of localization communities
  2. Attend online coordination meetings for the selection of sprint participants and crafting of agendas
  3. Attend a three-day in-person localization sprint in July or August 2022 in your country of residence
  4. Support and co-organise localization sprints in your location
  5. Conduct outreach among civil society organisations and human rights defender networks to build usage of the localized tools and guides
  6. Provide timely updates to the EngageMedia team and relevant communities

Official Website: Digital Security Localization Fellowship

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