Today, the Delegation of the European Union in Georgia together with the European Union Monitoring Mission officially launched the 2017 EU Prize for Journalism in Georgia.
Established in 2012, the Prize encourages professionalism and ethical conduct in Georgian journalism, by awarding yearly the best work in print, broadcast, online, and photo journalism.In addition, the European Union Monitoring Mission awards a Special Prize for conflict-sensitive journalism contributing to confidence building and peace.
This year, the Prize is awarded in seven categories for works published or aired between 19 November 2016, through 31 October 2017. The categories are:
“This is the sixth year of the EU Prize for Journalism in Georgia”, said European Union
Ambassador Janos Herman. “We are proud that in the past the names of young, unknown
journalists have appeared alongside those of their more experienced colleagues on our list of
winners. This means that the efforts to draw attention to and reward the best of journalism
have borne fruit. I strongly encourage journalists to submit their work for this year’s prize.”
The winners of the first six categories will receive 1,250 Euros each.The winner of the EUMM Special Prize for Peace Journalism will receive a one month fellowship with the Institute of War and Peace Reporting in London.
For any further information, please contact:
EU Prize for Journalism
EUMM Special Prize for Peace Journalism