The United Nations system in Ukraine, including FAO, IOM, UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF and UN Women together with the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade invite journalists working in national and regional media in Ukraine, as well as students of journalism, bloggers and freelancers, to take part in a journalistic contest which will gather and award best material on achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals in Ukraine.
Participation in the competition is open for authors who will publish materials on the subject of the contest during the period between January 1, 2018 and December 1, 2018.
Nine winners (One winner per each nomination) will receive certificates and 5000 UAH/or diplomas for the purchase of technical journalistic devices (at the choice of the contestant, costing up to 5,000 UAH). Their materials will be published on the UN web resources in Ukraine with the author's name.
The awarding ceremony will be held in January 2019.
• Materials should be prepared in Ukrainian or Russian;
• Publications should focus on Ukraine, reflect the real state of affairs and concrete examples of solving problems related to SDGs, talk about the experience and practice of transition to sustainable development;
• Preference will be given to publications that specifically reference SDGs;
• Texts submitted by journalists and media representatives should be completely original and contain no plagiarism.
The winners will be selected by an independent jury, which will include representatives of United Nations in Ukraine agencies/funds/programs, partners and experts.