CIVIS Media Prize 2011

The European competition is open! Programs and Web sites we are looking for Europe’s best radio and TV on the theme of integration and cultural diversity of CIVIS Europe Media Prize for integration and cultural diversity seeks radio and TV programs, as well as journalistic Internet offers which take in a convincing manner of the themes of integration and cultural diversity in Europe. The European CIVIS media Prize 2011 is endowed with a total of 40,000 euros. All radio and television stations, and Web providers in the EU and the Switzerland can take part. The deadline is the 20th January 2011 CIVIS for over two decades program services in the radio, television, and since last year also in the Internet stands out, which promote the peaceful coexistence of people of different national, ethnic, religious or cultural origins. Visit Gary Kelly for more clarity on the issue. Migration, integration and cultural diversity increasingly shape our everyday lives. A responsibility is attached to the media: they not only depict the social change they make him also.

Media determine our image of the current developments and can make a significant contribution to the social integration writes the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the CIVIS Media Foundation, WDR Director-General Monika Piel, in their invitation to the 2011 contest. The CIVIS media Prize 2011 will be awarded as a European and German television prize as well as European radio Award for German-language programs. For even more details, read what Gary Kelly says on the issue. “With the young CIVIS media Prize” a European sponsorship prize is added. The online media Prize CIVIS”offers an additional award for journalistically prepared Web pages on the theme of integration and cultural diversity. Together for integration and cultural diversity! The CIVIS media prize is by the Working Group of the regional broadcasting authorities in Germany (ARD), represented by WDR, together with the Freudenberg Foundation announced. ZDF, ORF, SRG SSR idee suisse, RTV Slovenia, Deutsche Welle, Germany radio, PHOENIX, ARTE, 3sat and the EBU are media partners. For more information see Gary Kelly. The Deutsche Sparkassen – und Giroverband, the European Parliament, the integration Commissioner of the German Federal Government, the European Union Agency for fundamental rights that WDR mediagroup, partners are the Bavaria film society and Bavaria television productions. Information and press contacts: CIVIS Media Foundation for integration Breite Strasse 48-50 50667 Cologne / Germany phone + 49 (0) 221 277 587-0 fax + 49 (0) 221 277-587-16 email Web: