The Anna Lindh Mediterranean Journalist Award aims at promoting the positive role that could be played by TV, radio and press journalists in creating a shared space of free and reliable information and opinion. The competition is organized by the Anna Lindh Foundation in media-partnership with COPEAM.
COPEAM for Mediterranean Journalist Award 2012
Berlin 18 October 2012
COPEAM, as media partner of the Mediterranean Journalist Award and member of the international Jury, took part in the selection of the winning works of the 2012 edition.
The winners, announced by the Jury chaired by Edgar Morin, on 18th October in Berlin, are:
• Press Category
- Mona Abouissa from Egypt for ''Les Choristes d'Allah'' in Le Monde Diplomatique.
A Special Mention was attributed for Witold Szablowski from Poland for ''Let Us In, You Bastards!'' in Gazeta Wyborcza.
• New Media
- Haggai Matar from Israel for ''The Wall: 10 Years On'' in 972mag.com
- Sophie Chamas from Lebanon for ''...Ani Mi Levanon: Smiling Through Hebrew Class" in Mashallahnews.com
• Radio Category
- Sakr Al Makhadhi from UK for ''Understanding Syria" in BBC Radio 2
• TV Category
- Jaume Bartroli, Ramon Valles, and Silvia Paoro from Spain for ''Where Are You From?'' in Televisio De Catalunya 3.
- A Special Mention was attributed for Karim El Shenaoui from Egypt for ‘’Salafi’’ on BBC Arabic.
• Special Category ‘’The Role of Citizens and Civil Society in Building Democracies and Pluralistic Societies’’:
- Francesca Caferri from Italy for ''The Paradise at Women's Feet'' in La Repubblica and Mondadori.
MONACO TO HOST MEDITERRANEAN JOURNALIST AWARD FROM 2009
Alexandria / Monaco, 10 June 2009
André Azoulay, President of the Anna Lindh Foundation, seals the collaboration of the Principality of Monaco to play host for the next three years to the international ceremony of the Mediterranean Journalist Award.
H.S.H Prince Albert II announces his participation in the forthcoming ceremony which will bring together the best journalists in the Union for the Mediterranean and include a special recognition for conflict reporting in the aftermath of Gaza.
The 2009 international award ceremony will take place at the start of November in Monaco, and will include prizes for printed press, television, radio and online blogs, as well as the special recognition for conflict reporting.
For more information, read the press release