The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) and Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) welcome entries for the 5th WASH Media Awards.
This competition is open to journalists who publish or broadcast original investigative stories and reports on water supply, sanitation or hygiene (WASH) related issues and their impact on individual and country development. It aims to promote coverage of WASH issues in the local, national and international media to have a positive influence on decision-makers, the private sector, the civil society as well as individuals and households.
Prize winners will receive a cash award and the opportunity to participate in the World Water Week in Stockholm - the world's leading water event (www.worldwaterweek.org
) 31 August - 05 September 2014 as special guests of WSSCC and SIWI.
There are six prizes to be awarded, one for each of the following themes:
Water and Energy
Equity and Inclusion in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Ending Open Defecation
The Human Right to Water and Sanitation
WASH in the Future: The Post-2015 Development Agenda
Monitoring WASH Commitments
All entries will be evaluated by an international jury of distinguished media professionals.
To be eligible, entries must be published or broadcast between 15 June 2013 and 15 June 2014.
For more information and to download the entry form please visit www.wsscc.org/media/wash-media-awards