Journalists worldwide who cover the United Nations, including its agencies and field operations, are eligible for this award.
The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA)
is accepting written and electronic works for a UN coverage contest
that consists of four categories: print and online, broadcast, climate
change and humanitarian/development.
The prizes amount to over US$50,000 with US$10,000 each for the main categories.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will present the prizes at the Awards Gala dinner in New York on December 19.
Entries that are not in one of the official languages of the UN
should have be translated into English or French. Video entries should
be in DVD (preferably NTSC format), and a minimum of two copies should
be sent of each entry.
The contest deadline is September 15.
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