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UNESCO Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2019 [Cash Prize of Rs. 17.5 Lakh]: Submit by Feb 15

By: Shivani Dubey | 30 Dec 2018 1:50 PM
About the Prize

This Prize was established by UNESCO’s Executive Board, in 1997, in honour of Guillermo Cano, a Colombian journalist who died in the exercise of his profession.

Its purpose is to reward each year a person, organization or institution that has made a notable contribution to the defence and/or promotion of press freedom anywhere in the world, especially if risks have been involved.

Cash Prize

The winner is presented with the sum of US$ 25,000.

How to Submit

The nominations for the Prize should be submitted by filling out the form in English or French and sending it to


The nominations for the Prize should be submitted by 15 February 2019.

For further information, visit the official website


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