Award Ceremony of the UNESCO-IPDC Prize for Rural Communication

UNESCO community radio project in Lumbini, Nepal

The UNESCO/IPDC Prize for Rural Communication, consisting of a sum of US$20,000, will be awarded during the 27th session of the IPDC Intergovernmental Council, which will be held at UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, from 24 to 26 March 2010. This Prize is intended to recognize a meritorious activity in improving communication in rural communities, chiefly in the developing countries.
The IPDC Rural Communication Prize winner will be selected by the UNESCO Director-General on the basis of the recommendations made by the IPDC Bureau, which will gather in Paris at its annual meeting from 24 to 26 February 2010. This Prize was established in 1985 by the Executive Board of UNESCO in pursuance of a decision of the 5th session of the Intergovernmental Council of IPDC. Since its creation, the prize has been awarded to different innovative communication experiences all over the world.


Type of Event Prize-giving ceremony
Start 24.03.2010 08:00 local time
End 24.03.2010 08:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Nikolski, Valeri
Contact Valeri Nikolski
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters
Street 7, place de Fontenoy
Room Room X
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Russian
Estimated number of participants 150
Official Website UNESCO-IPDC Prize for Rural Communication
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