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MPEC Inclusive & Anti-conflict Journalism Awards 2023

Deadline: September 22, 2023

Applications are open for the MPEC Inclusive & Anti-conflict Journalism Awards 2023. The Inclusive & Anti-conflict Journalism Awards is being organized under the “Engaging Media and Minorities to Act for Peacebuilding (EMMAP),” a multi-country project funded by the European Union (EU).

The Inclusive & Anti-conflict Journalism Awards will be held on Wednesday, 4th October 2023 in Accra, Ghana, and will focus on the theme: “Raising public awareness of the interconnections between conflict, migration, climate change and minority exclusion.”


  • Open to journalists from print, radio, television and online (digital) media in Ghana. Multimedia submissions may include web, audio, video, visual, or mixed media.
  • An applicant must be a Ghanaian or other West African national, based in Ghana and working with and/or freelancing for a media organization(s) in Ghana.
  • Media works to be filed for the awards must demonstrate an impact of the issue on minority groups. Your story must be on minority exclusion/inclusion as reflected in one or more of the following fields:   migration, conflict, climate change, environment, and socio-economic development.
  • Media works to be filed for the awards must have been published or broadcast between the period September 1, 2022 to August 31, 2023.
  • A copy of the published story or broadcast clip must be submitted in English. Works in other languages must include English translations.
  • Applicants may make up to two entries.


The overall winner will be chosen from among four categories of winners namely: Print/Newspaper, Online/Wire Service, Radio and Television. Finalists for the “Inclusive & Anti-conflict Journalism Award” will be announced on October 2, 2023.

The deadline for receiving applications is Friday, September 22, 2023 at 18:00 GMT.

Click here to apply

For more information, visit MPEC Awards.