Deadline: 20 July 2012
The Anna Lindh Foundation officially launched the 6th edition of the Mediterranean Journalist Award. The contest which will run until 20 July 2012, is open for journalists nationals of the 42 countries of the Union for the Mediterranean.
Organised by Anna Lindh Foundation in collaboration with the COPEAM, The European Commission and Allianz Cultural Foundation, the Mediterranean Journalist Award is a prestigious regional distinction rewarding journalists from Printed Press, Radio and Television in addition to New Media journalists who contribute to the valorisation of diversity values and intercultural dialogue and provide balanced and informed coverage of cultural issues in the region ranging from minorities, migration, integration and identity to religion and cultural traditions.
Given the historical social transformations unfolding in the Euro Mediterranean region, the Anna Lindh Foundation will recognize this year exceptional journalistic works on the theme “Reporting on civil society and democracy-building”.
Furthermore, an’ Outstanding Contribution’ award will be bestowed by the International Jury to a leading journalist or media institution for their professional commitment to intercultural dialogue.
An international renowned jury will preselect 15 finalists to be invited to attend the Awarding Ceremony due to take place in Berlin on the 18th of October 2012. During the event, 5 journalists, one by each category, will be announced winners of the 2012 Edition in presence of leading personalities of the Mediterranean cultural and journalistic scenes.
The winners will receive a 2500 Euros cash prize, and will be involved together with the finalists in the Anna Lindh Foundation’s future activities and events during a whole year.
Since it’s launching in 2006, some 30 journalists from the Euro Mediterranean region were awarded the Anna Lindh journalism award for having contributed to bridging the gap between mutual perceptions and helped in bringing people of different culture together .
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The €2,500 Anna Lindh Foundation Mediterranean Journalist Award 2012 (eligible: Israel/ Jordan/ Lebanon/ Palestine)
28 May 2012The €2,500 Anna Lindh Foundation Mediterranean Journalist Award 2012 (eligible: Israel/ Jordan/ Lebanon/ Palestine)