Category Archives: Awards and Prizes

2015 Young Journalist from the Developing World FPA Award

2015 Young Journalist from the Developing World FPA Award

Deadline: 28 August 2015 Thomson Foundation is inviting young journalists working in the developing world for its Journalist FPA Award 2015. The Thomson Foundation is the world’s longest established international media development organisation, with more than 50 years dedicated to training journalists in ethical standards and quality reporting. It works with media organisations, governments, civil… Continue Reading

The $100,000 One Africa Award 2015 for Exceptional Work of Organisations

The $100,000 One Africa Award 2015 for Exceptional Work of Organisations

Deadline: 28 August 2015 The 2015 One Africa Award is willing to reward and advance the exceptional work of organisations, founded by Africans and based in Africa, dedicated to helping Africa achieve the Millennium Development Goals. The award will bring recognition to innovative African efforts to fight poverty and will incentivize more of such efforts.… Continue Reading

Nominations Open for 2016 WEPs CEO Leadership Awards

Nominations Open for 2016 WEPs CEO Leadership Awards

Deadline: 30 October 2015 Nominations are open for the prestigious 2016 WEPs CEO Leadership Awards, which recognize business leaders for their exceptional championship of gender equality and support for the Women’s Empowerment Principles. Award recipients will have the opportunity to speak directly about their commitment at a ceremony held at the United Nations during the… Continue Reading

Human Rights Essay Award 2016: Get a Full Scholarship to Attend the Program of Advanced Studies in Human Rights & Humanitarian Law

Human Rights Essay Award 2016: Get a Full Scholarship to Attend the Program of Advanced Studies in Human Rights & Humanitarian Law

Deadline: 1 February 2016 Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law is currently inviting essay submissions for its Human Rights Essay Award 2016. The Human Rights Essay Award is an annual competition sponsored by the Academy and seeks to stimulate the production of scholarly work in international human rights law. Participants have the flexibility to… Continue Reading

Zimeo Excellence in Media Awards 2015 by African Media Initiative

Zimeo Excellence in Media Awards 2015 by African Media Initiative

Deadline: 31 August 2015 The African Media Initiative is calling professional journalists to its Zimeo Excellence in Media Awards 2015 competition. The award will be for the stories produced and published in any medium, including print, television, radio and digital platforms. Focus Areas Gender reporting Youth reporting Maritime economy reporting Business and finance reporting Technology… Continue Reading