UNESCO/GUILLERMO CANO WORLD PRESS FREEDOM PRIZE 2014.

Application Deadline: 15 February 2014

UNESCO invites the governments of Member States, in consultation with their National Commissions, as well as international and regional professional and non-governmental organizations active in the fields of journalism and freedom of expression to nominate candidates for next year’s UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize

UNESCO established the World Press Freedom Prize in honour of Guillermo Cano, a Colombian journalist who died in the exercise of his profession.
The purpose of the UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize is to reward each year a person, organization or institution that has made a notable contribution to the defence and/or promotion of press freedom anywhere in the world, especially if risks have been involved.
Prize:
Awarded annually, on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day (3 May), the Prize is marked by a ceremony and the winner is presented with the sum of US$25,000.

How to submit your nomination

Nominations for the Prize should be submitted by filling out the  UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize: Nomination Form 2014 in English or French and sending it before 15 February 2014 by post or by email to:

UNESCO
Communication and Information Sector
Division of Freedom of Expression and Media Development
Section for Freedom of Expression
7 Place de Fontenoy
75007 Paris
France
Tel: 33.1.45.68.42.12
E-mail: [email protected]

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