CSR Competition for Journalists

  • 24.01.2008

CSR Contest for Journalists "Corporate Social Responsibility for Moldova" 24 January 2008 Aiming to promote the concept of CSR and CSR activities in Moldova as well as to strengthen freedom of expression and independent press, Eurasia Foundation in Moldova /eurasia.md/ and American Chamber of Commerce in Moldova /amcham.md/ announce the launch of the contest for journalists Corporate Social Responsibility for Moldova.Professional and amateur journalists, reporters and photo-reporters are invited to develop and publish materials about CSR for print, audio, video and electronic national, regional and local media. The topics for these materials should be activities/actions/projects supported by companies in Moldova. Materials that promote the CSR concept are welcome as well. The timeframe for developing and publishing materials is 1 February - 30 April 2008. The winners of the contests will be awarded as follows: 1st place - one $ 500 award 2nd place -two $ 300 awards 3rd place - three $ 100 awards All participants will receive special awards and participation diplomas. Selection process An independent jury will select the winning products. The jury will include representatives from Eurasia Foundation, American Chamber of Commerce and UNDP Moldova, as well as respected journalists and editors, and will select the winners according to professionalism, content and style. Submission of materials All submitted materials should reflect the theme of the contest. Materials must have been developed and published during the timeframe of the contest. No previously published/broadcast materials will be accepted. Materials in Romanian, Russian and English languages will be accepted. Each submission should include: 1. A minimum of three materials. For newspaper articles/interviews newspaper clips, indicating the date and name of publication will be accepted. Radio/TV materials should be submitted on a CD-ROM indicating the exact broadcast day and hour and the name of the media outlet. For materials published in electronic press, a copy of the article printed from the web-site and a print-out of the media outlet home page. 2. CV in Romanian or Russian. 3. Copy of the ID card. 4. A completed and signed application form. For more information about the contest and the CSR concept, the journalists are invited to attend the contest launching events that will take place on: January 29 in Balţi town (12:00, Balti Hotel, 1 M. Sadoveanu Str.), January 30 in Comrat town (12:00, Astoria Hotel, Puskin Str.), and January 31 in Chişinău (11:00, Infotag, 76 M. Kogalniceanu Str.). The submission deadline is April 30, 2008, 18:00. Materials must be submitted at the Eurasia Foundation office in Moldova (49/4Tighina Str., 3rd floor, MD 2001 Chişinău). For additional questions: Lucia Candu, Program coordinator (tel: 23 53 43, ext. 124, lcandu@eurasia.md)

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