2021-04-05 to 2021-09-30
April 5, 2021
BRINGING PEOPLE TOGETHER, HEALING THE PLANET, PROMOTING POSITIVE PEACE
The first ABU/UNESCO T4P Media Awards were presented online on 17th November with host Ms Nini Marini. The nine winning programmes were chosen from the 124 entries from 39 countries.
T4P Media Awards highlighted the crucial role of independent and ethical journalism, combined with Media Information and Literacy and critical thinking of citizens for peace-building and promoting understanding within and between countries.
The judging process for the inaugural ABU/UNESCO Together for Peace (T4P) Media Awards started on 8th October. The Call for Entries closed on 30 September. 124 programmes and documentary series were entered in the competition’s three categories – Radio, TV and Digital Content. They come from 39 countries in 5 continents. We are very satisfied with the interest shown by producers from across the world. The Awards were established thanks to the long, close and fruitful cooperation between UNESCO and ABU.
In the competition we called for inspiring stories of people and communities overcoming differences to work and live together, stories about mending our ways and living in harmony with nature. We have received many wonderful programmes covering a wide range of topics that fall in the three main areas of the UNESCO T4P Initiative in Asia – Pacific. They became thematic sub-categories of the Radio, TV and Digital Content competition groupings. These sub- categories are Living Ethically and Sustainability on a Shared Planet, Living Well with Super Diversity and Transformative Education.
The ABU is grateful to all member and non-member organisations and individual producers who sent us so many inspiring programmes giving voice to people combating injustice, bullying in schools, violence against women, disabled people triumphing over physical barriers and social stereotypes. etc.
Together for Peace Media Awards launch – Message from Mr Aoyagi Shigeru, Director UNESCO Bangkok Office. For online video viewer, you may have to adjust the quality to HD 1080.