Journalists, organizations or institutions that promote press freedom worldwide can be nominated for a US$25,000 award.

The UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize will recognize a significant contribution to press freedom, especially in high-risk areas.

Member states, international/regional organizations or professional/non-governmental organizations working in the field of journalism and freedom of expression can nominate up to three candidates.

The recipient will be recognized during World Press Freedom Day held May 3.

Nominations must be in English or French and include a brief biography or history of the nominee.

The deadline is Feb. 15.

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