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14-10-2020

Sakharov Prize competition: Call for contributions from students

The European Parliament Liaison Office in Dublin is seeking applications for this year’s Sakharov Student Journalism prize. The competition is open to students registered in a recognised 3rd-level institution in Ireland.  Deadline for applications:  27 November 2020.  The Sakharov Prize is awarded every year by the European Parliament to honour exceptional individuals and organisations that have defended human rights and fundamental freedoms.

Are you a student?

Are you interested in human rights?

If so, you could win a trip to the European Parliament in Strasbourg in 2021 (circumstances permitting).

This year’s nominees include the democratic opposition in Belarus represented by the Coordination Council, nominated by EPPS&D and Renew Europe; Archbishop of Mosul, Mgr Najeeb Moussa Michaeel, nominated by ID; and the Guapinol environmental activists and Berta Cáceres from Honduras, nominated by the Greens/EFA and GUE/NGL.

To enter:

Simply submit a published report (published in a mainstream news outlet, student paper or student media outlet) on the 2020 Sakharov Prize, any of this year’s finalists or a previous winner by Friday 27 November 2020. Entries will be accepted in any format including print, broadcast, online or a combination thereof.

 

The competition is open to students registered in a recognised 3rd-level institution in Ireland. For more information and to register your interest before the 30th October, please email: EPDublin@europarl.europa.eu

Terms and Conditions apply - the judge’s decision is final.

Sakharov Prize 2020