Vote in the AidEx 2016 Humanitarian & Development Journalism Award10 Nov 2016
We have shortlisted eight finalists in our AidEx 2016 Humanitarian & Development Journalism Award – four in reporting and four in photojournalism. Vote for your favourite today. The winning entries will be announced live at AidEx 2016 in Brussels Expo on 17 November at 11:45 CET. To confirm your place at AidEx, register for free entry here.
The Photojournalism Finalists
Jodi Hilton – The journey of many disabled refugees navigating the Balkan route
Aurélie Marrier-d’Unienville – Post-Ebola life from Sierra Leone
Baptiste Collard – the daily lives of those living in a refugee camp in Jordan
Ed Kashi – the epidemic of Chronic Kidney Disease of non-Traditional causes
The Reporting Finalists
Rofhiwa Madzena, Forbes Woman Africa
The refugee crisis has been woven into the global society’s social, political and economic construct. It is an issue that continues to develop but has not been adequately acknowledged by stakeholders who have powers to initiate change. This article focuses on refugees in South Africa. Read the article here.
Manveen Rana, BBC
A New Life In Europe shows the human face of a vast humanitarian crisis. In a vivid 20 part series for BBC Radio’s the World at One and an hour long documentary which collates many of the reports, it provides the most thorough and unflinchingly close view of what Syrian refugees experience as they journey to Europe. Watch the videos here.
Molly Thomas, Context TV
The Syrian refugee crisis finally got the world’s attention in 2015 – however, the plight of young people losing out on education rarely makes the headlines. In this special report, Molly Thomas travels to Jordan to highlight the stories of students in elementary, high school and university levels. The need to address this lost generation cannot be overlooked. Watch the videos here.
Corinne Redfern, Marie Claire
I wanted to cut through the statistics and raise awareness of what it feels like to be a person one day – only to be identified as a ‘refugee’ the next. I also wanted to shine a spotlight on the female experience –adding a new, gendered perspective to the situation. Read the article here.
See the winners at AidEx 2016
The winners will be announced live at AidEx on 17 November in Brussels. Over 2,500 professionals working in aid and development will come together with experts from government, NGO’s, UN, Red Cross, the EU and suppliers operating in the sector. Join us for two days of lively discussions, debates and networking free of charge, register your place here.