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Radio for Peacebuilding Africa Awards 2012

The RFPA Awards recognize radio programs that best contribute to peace in Africa. The Awards specifically celebrate radio programs that help to reduce group and community tensions, enhance and give value to shared interests, break down listeners’ stereotypes, or provide positive role models.

The 2012 Awards are open to all African radio broadcasters, both men and women. Prizes will be awarded in the following categories: RFPA Gender Award; RFPA Youth Award; and RFPA Jury’s Special Award. Three prizes will be awarded in each category. The first prize is 600 Euros, the second 300 Euros, and the third 150 Euros. Winners will be honoured at an award ceremony.

Submissions can be in any language spoken on the African continent, but must be accompanied by a translation in either English or French. Radio programs must have been broadcast between January 1 and December 31, 2011, and must be at least 20 minutes long. You can submit more than one entry, but please submit each separately.

Send your submissions to rfpa@sfcg.org or by mail to any SFCG Africa Country Office (list available at http://www.sfcg.org/sfcg/sfcg_world.html), or SFCG’s Brussels Office.

All entries must be received by May 11, 2012.

Previous winning entries are available for listening and download from the audio section of the RFPA website at www.radiopeaceafrica.org

One Response to “Radio for Peacebuilding Africa Awards 2012”

  1. Mnyamezeli Mpumela Says:

    I would like to be in the list of competitors .How can I Participate in this competition ?

    Your’s in Community Media Sector
    Mnyamezeli Mpumela

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