Apply Now: UNESCO-Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize- 2018
International Applicants are welcomed to apply for the 2018 UNESCO-Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize. Interested applicants are expected to go through the eligibility criteria and submit their applications before the application deadline to avoid disqualifications.
This Prize was established by UNESCO’s Executive Board, in 1997, in honour of Guillermo Cano, a Colombian journalist who died in the exercise of his profession. Its purpose is to reward each year a person, organization or institution that has made a notable contribution to the defence and/or promotion of press freedom anywhere in the world, especially if risks have been involved.
Type: Award/ prize
Eligible countries: International
Funded by: UNESCO
How to submit your nomination:
Nominations for the UNESCO-Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize should be submitted by filling out the form in English or French and sending it before 15 February 2018 by post or by email to:
Ms Sylvie Coudray
Section for Freedom of Expression
Division of Freedom of Expression and Media Development
Communication and Information Sector
7 Place de Fontenoy
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