Press Release

DEADLINE EXTENDED UNWTO/Chimelong Media Award on Wildlife and Sustainable Tourism

Madrid, Spain
23 Jul 18


Media has a key role in promoting sustainable tourism.

The Media Award is a unique opportunity to share your work and showcase experiences and efforts to advance sustainable tourism for wildlife conservation in the African continent.

The call for submissions REMAINS OPEN - we have extended the deadline to 31 August to ensure you don’t miss the chance to highlight your work and raise awareness on the topic.

Our international jury is composed of Lonely Planet, UNEP and CITES.

Three finalists will be invited to the awards ceremony to be held in December. The winner will receive a professional photographic kit, an invitation to speak at a UNWTO event on Wildlife Conservation as well as promotion of their piece on all UNWTO communication channels.

Who can participate?

Any journalist who has published a written article, report and interview published in any of the five UNWTO Official languages (English, French, Spanish, Russian and Arabic) tackling the topic of Wildlife Conservation and tourism between January 2017 and July 2018.

Click here for more information and for the Terms & Conditions


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