World Federation of
Science Journalists

UNEP Young Environmental Journalist Award Africa

Entries for the UNEP Young Environmental Journalist Award Africa are now open! The competition, which is made possible through funding support from the Government of the United States of America, is open to African journalists between 25 and 35 years old, working for African news and media organisations.

The winner will be a print, radio, television or online journalist who has provided powerful new insights, challenged established thinking and greatly enhanced public understanding of the environment in Africa in 2010.

The winner will be eligible for an all-expenses-paid trip to the USA*, where they will follow a unique, “green” itinerary. The winner will travel across the country, interacting with environmental projects, leading environmental journalists, scientists and public figures.

Application deadline: 31st December 2010

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