On March 9th, press conference related to new Gongadze award
On March 9th, the Ukrainian Pen Center is to hold press conference related to new award, Gongadze award. The meeting is to be hosted at the Ukraine media crisis center (address: 2, Khreshchatyk street, Ukrainian House, Kyiv), at 2:30 p.m. At the press conference they are going to announce a new concept-based award in journalism, Georgiy Gongadze award. Its founders are the Ukrainian Pen Center, the Association of graduates of the Kyiv Mohyla Business School and “Ukrayinska Pravda”. The date when the prize is tobe granted, its amount, logo and other details are to be announced at the press conference. This award is to support the journalists who respect principles and values of independent journalism, who prove to be professional, competent, innovative, who are authors of materials which lead to resolving or understanding of some issues in the society and change in the country, which make a substantial contribution to the media sphere in a whole. Hosts of the press conference: -Myrodslava Gongadze, widow of Georgiy Gongadze, journalist and editor in chief and head of Ukrainian desk of Voice of America (by skype); -Andriy Kurkov, writer, President of Ukrainian Pen Center; -Larysa Denysenko, journalist, writer, human rights defender; -Tetyana Teren, executive director of Ukrainian Pen Center; -Pavlo Bilodid, head of social projects of the Association of graduates of the Kyiv Mohyla Business School. For further details, please, contact: Iryna Shyrokova: firstname.lastname@example.org, +380971772416
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