July 14, 2006

CALL for Nominations: Radio for Peacebuilding Awards 2006

CALL for Nominations: Radio for Peacebuilding Awards 2006

The awards are only open to all African radio broadcasters, both men and

Subject: RFPA News: Radio for Peacebuilding Awards 2006

Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2006 13:28:16 +0200

Dear radio colleagues,

We are pleased to inform you that the Radio for Peacebuilding Awards 2006
competition is now open.

The Radio for Peacebuilding Awards 2006 seeks to recognise the best
programmes that contribute to peace. Programmes that reduce tensions in
groups and communities, which enhance and value shared interests, that
breakdown listener stereotypes, and that provide positive role models.

The awards are open to all African radio broadcasters, both men and women.

Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:

- Drama (dramas, soap operas, sketches, etc)
- Talkshows
- Youth Radio

Four prizes will be awarded in each category: The first prize is 800 euros
and the others are 300 euros each. Our aim is to support the programmes that
contribute to conflict resolution between opposing

Rules :
- Candidates are limited to one programme per category (so maximum 3 entries
per person)
- Entries must be in English or French, or must be accompanied by a full
translation in one of these two languages.
- Entries must have been broadcasted in Africa in 2005 or 2006
- Each entry must include a complete entry form (see attached)
- Entries must be sent at the very latest by September 30th, 2006 to the
following address:

Search for Common Ground
Radio for Peacebuilding, Africa
Rue Belliard 205
Bruxelles 1040

For more information on radio for peace building and different programme
formats please check out our website: www.radiopeaceafrica.org

Good luck and please don't hesitate to send your programmes as soon as


Chris Schuepp
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