Thursday, 7 June 2012

PII – ICRC Awards for Best published articles

Please read and pass on to your journalist colleagues



The Press Institute of India (PII) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), New Delhi are organising a competition for the best-published articles on the thematic:

“Reporting on the fate of victims of armed 
violence - Humanitarian stories”
1st Prize    - Rs 50,000
2nd Prize   - Rs 30,000
3rd Prize    - Rs 20,000

If you think that you have written and published an interesting article on humanitarian issues linked to a situation of armed violence, please email a copy with complete details at  or post to Press Institute of India, Rind Premises, Second Main Road, Taramani CPT Campus, Chennai 600113

Rules for sending in entries
Entries should be sent before 15th August 2012 and the results will be announced in late October 2012. The article should have been published in an Indian national or regional newspaper or magazine between April 2011 and April 2012 in any Indian language or in English. The Participating candidate will have to produce the proof of his or her article published in the respective newspaper or magazine. The exact English translation of an article in Indian language should be provided otherwise the entry will be rejected. The decision of the Jury will be final. Relatives of members of the Jury are not allowed to participate. Only one entry per journalist is permitted.
For Enquiries call 0 98400 93131

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