The ABU and UNESCO have launched a new set of peace awards in the ABU Prizes. Entries are now open.
The Together for Peace (T4P) Media Awards, which will highlight and promote the crucial role of independent, ethical journalism and citizens’ media literacy for building positive peace.
The Awards will honour innovative and creative Radio, TV and Digital Media content, which informs and educates audiences on best practices of building positive peace in three critical areas that have increasing urgency in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and “building back better” from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The three sub-categories for each of the Radio, TV and Digital Content categories are:
- Transformative Education
- Living in harmony with nature, including coping with climate change and biodiversity loss
- Living well with diversity, fostering human flourishing and intercultural understanding
Programs broadcast between 5 August 2019 and 5 August 2021 on Radio, TV, online or on smart devices are eligible to enter the competition. There are no entry fees.
The deadline for submission is now 30th September. Entry form.
Entries are open to everyone, including non-ABU members from anywhere around the global.
The Entry Form, Competition Rules and Topics Covered by the Awards can be accessed here.
The Jury of the T4P Media Awards consists of internationally recognized media professionals and practitioners in the field of peace building. The judging will be conducted online in two steps – shortlisting and final judging.
The winners of the 2021 T4P Media Awards will be announced during the ABU Prizes Gala Ceremony, to be held online on 19 November 2021 in association with the ABU General Assembly.