MINELRES: Fwd: Minority Voices Youth Media Award

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Minority Voices Youth Media Award

Date of awards ceremony: 26 May 2010

Place: MRG's Global Minorities Conference, Budapest, Hungary

Closing date for entries: 15 April 2010

The Minority Voices Youth Media Award will be presented to one
outstanding young journalist working to highlight within the European
media the issues facing minority and indigenous communities in the
global south. Through this award, Minority Rights Group International
aims to generate interest among young and future journalists in covering
minority and development related issues in the global south and to build
bridges between the next generation of journalists and minority and
indigenous communities.


Student journalists or journalists under the age of 25 are eligible to
apply. Television, radio, online and print journalists are invited to
compete. In order to be eligible, the young journalists would need to be
registered to study at a university in the EU, working for an EU-based
media organisation or would need to prove that they had been resident in
the EU for a period of one year prior to the closing date.

The brief:

All entries need to demonstrate work in the preceding 12 months that has
significantly highlighted the developmental challenges facing minorities
and indigenous peoples in the global south, or shown links between
minority experiences within the EU and minorities and indigenous peoples
and progress on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in the global
south. The entry needs to have appeared in EU media in the period 15
April 2009 - 15 April 2010.

For more information and to find out how to enter please visit

Minority Rights Group International (MRG) is the leading international
human rights organisation working to secure rights for ethnic, religious
and linguistic minorities and indigenous people around the world. 
Registered in England and Wales, charity number 282305, registration
number: 1544957, registered office: 54 Commercial Street, London E1

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