Nelly Bassily | September 8, 2014
The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) Awards honour the best journalistic coverage of the U.N. and its agencies and field operations. The UNCA is now accepting written and electronic submissions for the awards. Journalists anywhere in the world are eligible to enter.
The contest has four categories: print and online, broadcast, climate change and humanitarian/development.
The total prize amount is over $50,000 U.S., which will be distributed among the winners.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will present the prizes in December at the awards ceremony in New York, U.S.A.
Entries can be submitted in any of the official U.N. languages (English, French, Arabic, Chinese, Spanish and Russian). Entries in other languages should be accompanied by a translation in English or French.
The contest deadline is September 15, 2014.
For more information, go to: http://unca.com/2014-unca-awards-call-for-submissions/