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EC offers Lorenzo Natali journalism prize for human rights

The European Commission is calling on journalists committed to reporting human rights, democracy and development issues to apply for the 2010 Lorenzo Natali Prize. The Prize is open to print, online, TV and radio journalists working in Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Arab World and the Middle East, and Europe.

Each applicant or group of applicants can submit one journalistic item printed or aired between 1 July 2009 and 30 June 2010.

The Natali Grand Prize of 5000 Euros will be awarded to the journalist who submits the best piece of work. For each of the five geographic areas, three award winners will be granted a prize and a trophy: 1st prize, 5000 Euros; 2nd prize, 2,500 Euros; 3rd prize, 1,500 Euros. The winners of the Special TV Prize and Special Radio Prize will be awarded 5,000 Euros each.

Deadline for submissions: 31 August.

To apply online, visit:

Lorenzo Natali Prize

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