UNESCO-IPDC Prize for Rural Communication
UNESCO has launched a call for nominations for the UNESCO-IPDC Prize for Rural Communication.
Potential submitters are invited to propose nominations in consultation with the National Commissions for UNESCO or with relevant non-governmental organizations maintaining consultative relations with UNESCO.
Established in 1985, the UNESCO-IPDC Prize for Rural Communication aims to reward a pioneering activity which contributes to improving communication in rural communities, in particular in developing countries.
Awarded on a biennial basis, it consists of a sum of US$ 20,000 and a diploma.
The Prize will be awarded for the eleventh time during the 27th session of the Intergovernmental Council of the International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC), which will take place at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris from 24 to 26 March.
Nominations should include a description of the candidate’s background and achievements, a summary of the work, publications and other supporting documents of major importance; a description of the candidate’s contribution to the Prize’s objectives; and recommendations from the National Commissions for UNESCO or the NGOs enjoying a consultative status with UNESCO.
Deadline: 30th October
For more information and application, visit: UNESCO-IPDC Prize for Rural Communication Website