Nominations invited for the Third Annual Aslam Ali Press Freedom Award -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Nominations invited for the Third Annual Aslam Ali Press Freedom Award

The Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) has invited nominations for the Third Annual Aslam Ali Press Freedom Award.

The award, instituted by PPF with support of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), carries a cash award of one hundred thousand rupees (Rs. 100,000).

The Aslam Ali Press Freedom Award is intended to honour a person, organisation or institution that has made a notable contribution to the defence and/or promotion of press freedom in Pakistan in 2007-2008.

The award is named in honour of the late Mr. Aslam Ali, founding trustee of Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), who is among the world press freedom heroes recognised by the International Press Institute (IPI) at the IPI millennium world assembly in 2000.

Individuals as well as professional and non-governmental organisations working in the field of media and human rights are invited to nominate themselves or other candidates for the annual award.

The jury for the Aslam Ali Press Freedom Award will comprise six eminent journalists, academics and human rights experts. Three members of the jury will be nominated by PPF and three by UNESCO-Islamabad,

Nominations should be submitted by November 15, 2008 to

The Coordinator
Aslam Ali Press Freedom Award
Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)
Press Centre
Shahrah Kamal Ataturk
Karachi

Tel: (021) 263-3215
Fax: (021) 221-7069
Email: ppf@pakistanpressfoundaton.org
Web: www.pakistanpressfoundation.org

Click here to download Nomination form for Aslam Ali Press Freedom Award

Source: PPF
Date:10/13/2008