COMPETITION FOR ANNUAL MEDIA AWARD FOR TOLERANCE 2019

On the occasion of 16 November, International Day for Tolerance, Commissioner for Protection of Equality with support of OSCE Mission in Serbia, will award the best media articles and reports with topic of combatting discrimination and promoting or equality and tolerance with Annual Media Award, for fifth year in a row.

 

Initiation to participate is open to journalist of all print and electronic, local and national media registered in Serbia, who published articles/reports about the mentioned topics during the period between 5 September 2018 and 15 September 2019. It is allowed for several journalists from the same media house to participate in this contest, but each with just one article/report. Criteria for assessment of competitors are: recognizing of discrimination phenomena, contribution to shrinking of stereotypes and prejudices, affirmative reporting, promotion of equality and using of gender sensitive language. Radio and TV reports must not exceed the length of 3 minutes, while reportages should last up to 30 minutes max.

 

Media articles and reports should be sent in the period from 5 June to 5 September 2019 to email: poverenik@ravnopravnost.gov.rs. Applications should contain media article/report and short biography of the author with contact data. Application format: for radio and TV – link to broadcasted report and for printed and online media – link and published article in pdf.

 

Winners of the first prize will visit institutions and media in one European country that has good practices in the field of protecting human rights.

 

Awards will be announced in three categories”

  • First, second and third prize for radio/TV report
  • First, second and third prize for printed/online article
  • First, second and third prize for radio/TV reportage which is up to 30 minutes long.

 

Members of the expert jury will be: winners in all three categories from 2018 – Suzana Duka (RTS), Radmila Relic (TV MAG Obrenovac), Vladimira Dorcova Valtnerova („Storyteller“), Chief of Media Department in OSCE Mission in Serbia Gordana Jankovic and Chief of Cabinet of Commissioner for Protection of Equality Antigona Andonov.

 

The best media reports and names of authors will be announced at the Annual Conference of Commissioner for Protection of Equality which will be held on the occasion of 16 November, International Day for Tolerance and will be published on the web sites and Facebook pages of Commissioner for Protection of Equality and OSCE Mission in Serbia.

 

For all information please address Danijela Segan by email: danijela.segan@ravnopravnost.gov.rs or call 064/88-98-729 and Zlatana Maletic: zlatana.maletic@ravnopravnost.gov.rs and 064/88-98-720.

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