September 27, 2006

AWARDS: CRCA Promotes Child Rights Media Awards (ALBANIA)

CRCA Promotes Child Rights Media Awards

The Children?s Human Rights Center in Albania ? CRCA, held in the premises of Hotel Tirana International a public ceremony to award three journalists with the Child Rights Media Award 2005, and to introduce the official opening of Child Rights Media Award 2006. The event was funded by Olof Palme International Center and SIDA Sweden.

"I'm very pleased that for the first time in the history of media in Albania we are awarding three journalists from printed and broadcast media in Albania for their work and coverage of children's issues in the country", said Altin Hazizaj, Director of CRCA.

The event was attended also by the Chairwomen of the Parliamentary Commission for Media and Education in the Albanian Parliament, Valentina Leskaj.
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