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EU4Wartawan Journalism Competition 2021

30/10/2021 - 09:00
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The annual competition for written journalism "EU4Wartawan" is now open. This year's theme is “The Impact of Digital Technology on Human Rights”.


30 October 2021

Today, the Delegation of the European Union to Indonesia (EU) launched its annual competition for written journalism ‘EU4Wartawan’. This year the competition, held in collaboration with the Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) and the TIFA Foundation, focuses on the impact of digital technology on human rights. Held for the third time, EU4Wartawan aims to recognise high quality written journalism about human rights.

EU Ambassador to Indonesia Vincent Piket said: “Under pressure of the COVID-19 pandemic, the use of digital technology has expanded more widely and faster. Technology has become even more inseparable from our daily lives, offering powerful tools and solutions. But there are also downsides, and some technological applications raise concerns about their impact on basic human rights."

Read the full press release:


Important Dates:

30 October 2021
Launch of EU4Wartawan

30 October – 28 November 2021
Registration and submission of articles

16 November 2021
Webinar (open for all Indonesian journalists)

1-8 December 2021
Judging process

10 December 2021
Announcement of winners, on the occasion of Human Rights Day

December 2021
International journalism training for the winners

For further information and registration:


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