We have just awarded the Water Open Eye Award – Lebanon as part of the Blue Peace Media Lab project, funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and implemented by MiCT, cewas and the Media Academy Iraq, to young Lebanese journalist Ali Awadah for his piece about mismanagement and pollution of the Litani River.
Our jurors from the SDC, BORDA, MiCT and cewas selected this piece as an outstanding example of water-related media reporting. The award is noted at USD 500.
The winning article can be found here.
Here are the shortlisted media pieces (in no specific order):