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NEW YORK, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) invites media worldwide to submit entries for its 17th Annual UNCA Awards Dinner and Dance for the best written and electronic media coverage of the United Nations, its agencies and field operations.
The prizes amount to over $50,000 with $10,000 each for the main categories.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will present the prizes at the Awards Gala dinner on Wednesday, December 19th at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York.
There are no entry fees of any kind for submissions.
Deadline for submissions is September 15, 2012
The awards are open to all journalists anywhere in the world. The Awards are:
We particularly welcome entries from the developing world media. A written transcript will assist judging of radio and TV entries. Multiple or joint entries will be accepted.
Entries not in one of the official languages of the U.N. should have a translation into English or French. Video entries should be in DVD (preferably NTSC format), and a minimum of two (2) copies should be sent of each entry.
FedEx, registered or couriered packages should be sent to:
UNCA Awards Committee
The Chrysler Building
132 East 43rd Street
New York, NY 10017, USA
+1 (212) 867-0001
To submit your entry:
UNCA Awards Committee: Giampaolo Pioli (UNCA President), J. Tuyet Nguyen (Awards Event Chairman), Margaret Besheer (UNCA Treasurer), Richard Roth (Master of Ceremony).
United Nations Correspondents Association
United Nations Correspondents Association Office