The Lorenzo Natali Media Prize was launched in 1992 to recognise and celebrate excellence in reporting on sustainable development issues. The Prize also gives a voice to those whose vital message is often overlooked or ignored. It was created by DG DEVCO, and named after Lorenzo Natali, a precursor of European development policy.
Applications are open between 10 February and 15 March 2020 23:59 CET.
The overarching theme of the Lorenzo Natali Media Prize is sustainable development.
Entries to this year’s competition should relate to sustainable development issues such as, but not limited to, fighting poverty and inequalities, human rights, democracy, youth, gender equality, environment and climate change, health, and technology and digital.
The applicants must choose one of these categories when filling in the online form. The Prize is open to journalists in the following three categories:
- Grand Prize: reporting published by a media based in one of the European Union’s
partner countries on development and cooperation.
- Europe Prize: reporting published by a media based in the European Union*
- Best Emerging Journalist Prize: open to journalists under 30 whose reporting was published by a media based in the European Union* or in one of its partner countries on development and cooperation.
The full list of eligible countries, as well as detailed terms and conditions can be found here.
If you have any questions, contact the Secretariat of the Prize at [email protected]