IFJ Launches European Commission Journalism Prize for Human Rights and Development

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), today launched a call for entries to the Lorenzo Natali Prize for Journalism - one of the world's most valuable journalist prizes - recognising the best of journalism in 2001.


The Lorenzo Natali Prize for Journalism: Excellence in Reporting Human Rights, Democracy and Development was established in 1992 by the European Commission to promote quality journalism as a bulwark of democracy and human rights. It is organised by the IFJ, the world's largest journalist organization, representing more than 500,000 journalists world-wide.


The Lorenzo Natali Prize is awarded to print and/or on-line journalists who have demonstrated a striking insight and particular dedication to the reporting of human rights issues within the context of the development process. In 2002, a Prize worth EUR 10,000 will be awarded to a journalist in each of the following five regions: Europe; Asia and the Pacific; Africa; Latin America and the Caribbean; North Africa and the Middle East.


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Entries close 23rd September 2002

Submitted articles must have been published between 1st January and 31st December 2001