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January 18, 2009 / yolynne

UNESCO World Press Freedom Prize/ Asia Pacific Rice Film Award 2008


Inviting member states, regional and international organisations, and professional and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) working in the field of journalism and freedom of expression to nominate candidates for the UNESCO World Press Freedom Prize. The US$25,000 award honours a journalist or organisation that has made a notable contribution to the defence and promotion of press freedom anywhere in the world, especially if this involved risk. The prize is awarded every year on World Press Freedom Day.
Deadline: January 31 2009

Asia Pacific Rice Film Award 2008
Inviting filmmakers and new media artists across the Asia Pacific region to enter their audio-visual creations for this award recognising excellence in films on rice-related issues. Presented by Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PAN AP), TVE Asia Pacific (TVEAP), and Public Media Agency (PMA) of Malaysia, the competition is open to both fictional and factual films on the theme of Asia’s rice heritage and the threats it faces in this era of globalisation.
Deadline: January 31 2009

Thanks to my friend Nurul Alam Masud of

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  1. busbyseotest / Jan 19 2009 11:05 am

    nice post , thanks for sharing

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