Saturday, March 25, 2006

Environmental Media Awards 2006

Journalists be aware and be prepared!
The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme, SPREP (Secrétariat du Programme régional océanien de l’environnement, PROE) is sponsoring the Environmental Media Awards for news concerning thePacific Region, initially for the years 2006 and 2007. Submissions for the 2006 award will need to have been published or aired in any of the SPREP Pacific Island nations and territories during a 10-month period from 21 November2005 to 24 September 2006; prizes will be awarded at the PINA conference following it.
The scope of the submissions for the 2006 award is:“Environmental protection and management at work in Pacific communities”. It may be a review of work going on, highlighting a successful pilot project, a criticalassessment of policies and practices in environmental improvement; or presenting realissues and solutions.
For more information come to the JAWS SGM on Monday 27th at 12:00pm where SPREP Editor and Publications Officer Mr. Jaap Jasperse will speak on the Awards.
More information will be posted on the site after the SGM.