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Monday, April 21, 2014
Submission open for the WASH Media Awards 2014
Submission open for the 2014 WASH Media Awards
Are you a journalist covering water and sanitation issues? SIWI and the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) now welcome entries for the 5th edition of the WASH Media Awards.
WASH Media Awards recognise and support the crucial role of the media in raising awareness of the importance of water, sanitation, and hygiene services (WASH). The award aims to help improve access to water and sanitation services by having a positive influence on politicians, business persons, civil society representatives, and individual citizens.
Timeline To be eligible, entries must be published or broadcast between: 15 June 2013 and 15 June 2014. Deadline for applications is 15 June, 2014.
Themes Journalists may submit a piece within the following themes:
Water and Energy
Equity and Inclusion in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Ending Open Defecation
The Human Right to Water and Sanitation
WASH in the Future: The Post-2015 Development Agenda
Monitoring WASH Commitments
Formats Journalists may submit one piece of work using one of the following formats:
Print & Online
TV (including documentaries)
Published cartoons & photos
Prizes and Eligibility Six prizes will be awarded, one for each of the themes identified above. Entries can come from any developing or middle-income country. Prize winners will receive a cash award and the opportunity to participate in the World Water Week in Stockholm – the world's leading water event 31 August - 5 September 2014 as special guests of WSSCC and SIWI.
Submission Submission is made through the WSSCC website where you can download the entry form. Submit your entry before 15 June.