September 27, 2017




 The 10th edition of the Mediterranean Journalists Awards of the Anna Lindh Foundation 

Journalists are invited to submit their work to take part in the 10th edition of the Anna Lindh Mediterranean Journalist Awards. This leading regional Award aims at rewarding exceptional journalistic productions, contributing to a better understanding of the diversity of cultures in the Euro-Mediterranean region as well as promoting the positive role played by journalists in providing balanced and informed coverage on cultural issues in the region.

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– The 2017 edition represents a landmark event, marking the 10th edition of the Awards programme since its creation in 2005 by the Foundation and International Federation of Journalists, with a major alumni forum planned to connect leading journalists from across the Middle East, North Africa and Europe. Submitted work should tackle intercultural issues between and within Euro-Mediterranean societies, ranging from diversity, tolerance, freedom of expression, fighting xenophobia, extremism and terrorism.

– Works eligible for the award can be from press, online, TV/radio or Photography and it must requires the following details:

  • Press: All articles published in printed newspapers/magazines/periodicals. Articles must be written in a journalistic style. Academic papers will not be accepted. The article must not exceed 20,000 characters.
  • Online: Written materials published via the Internet, particularly material created by journalists. Blogs, social media platforms and other emerging forms of online communication are acknowledged as part of the online media landscape and online journalism to the extent that the content is produced in a journalistic style.
  • Radio and Television: TV Entries which can include interviews, reportage, documentaries, panel discussions, news stories or reports published on the radio and/or TV. Entries duration must not exceed 1 hour.
  • Photography: Photographs published online and/or printed media by professional or non-professional photographers.

Required Languages

English or French or Arabic

Eligible Countries

EgyptSyiraPalestineJordanLebanonTunisiaAlgeria MoroccoLibya Mauritania TurkeyCyprusOther countries are not from the Middle East and North Africa

Program Period

 From January 1, 2017 to September 27, 2017

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

*Open to Journalists and photographers of written press, television, radio and online media

*Applicants must be citizens of the 42 countries of the Union for the Mediterranean, in addition to Libya and Syria

*Priority will be given to young journalists at an early stage of the professional career development

*Works could have been published between January 1, 2017 and September 27, 2017. Translate work into English, French or Arabic if the original entry was produced in another language

*In case of teamwork, the team must delegate one member to represent it for the award.

*Special attention will be given to works focusing on the theme “Intercultural Cities and Migration”, as announced on the occasion of the Anna Lindh Foundation MED FORUM.


The 10th edition of the Anna Lindh Mediterranean Journalist Award 2017 will award up to four winners, including individual cash prizes of 2500 Euros.

How to Apply

*The following documents should be submitted before the 27th September 2017:

  • The journalistic work, which should have appeared between the 1st January 2017 and 27th
    September 2017. Translated work into English, French or Arabic if the original entry was
    produced in another language.
  • CV
  • identity Document

*Documents can be submitted electronically by filling in the online application form and
attaching the documents or you can print out the form and send it by courier to the
following address:
Anna Lindh Foundation
Journalist Award
P.O. Box 732,
El Mansheya Alexandria
21111 Egypt

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