Journalism contest focuses on statelessness [Central Asia]

Posted on Oct 30, 2020 in Specialized Topics

Journalists from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan can enter this contest.

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Central Asia organizes a contest about citizenship and statelessness.

Possible topics include reasons for statelessness and innovative solutions for this problem, extreme vulnerability of people without citizenship and impact of statelessness on a person, risks and challenges that stateless people face in Central Asia during a pandemic, and more.

Entries must be in English, Russian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tajik, Turkmen or Uzbek languages, published or aired between Oct. 15 and Dec. 31.

The winners will receive a laptop, a tablet and a smartphone for the first, second and third places, respectively.

The deadline is Dec. 31.