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Completed FOICA projects

28. Journalistic award 2013 on coverage of illegal migration


The goal of the project was to encourage the coverage of issues about ongoing fight against illegal migration from RA as well as raising awareness among the potential migrants through mass media.

About 50 journalistic materials published from January 1, 2012 to January 31, 2013 were submitted to the contest announced beforehand.

The materials were rated by a professional jury comprised of national experts in migration issues and representatives of media organizations.

Freedom of Information Center NGO fulfilled the following actions:

  1. public awareness about the contest.
  2. reception and registration of the works submitted for the contest
  3. organization of works of the jury
  4. holding of awards ceremony and public awareness about it

Financial awards were granted to winners in all categories:

  • First Place- 1000 EUR
  • Second Place- 500 EUR
  • Third Place-300 EUR

The contest was jointly organized by the RA Ministry of Territorial Administration’s State Migration Service, the International Centre for Human development and Freedom of Information Center NGO with financial assistance from the Belgium Ministry of Internal Affairs.

The results of the Contest. 

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