The GAPMIL Awards will recognize information/library, media and technology specialists, educators, artists, activists, researchers, policy makers, NGOs, associations and other groups integrating MIL (media and information literacy) in an innovative way in their work and related activities. Specifically, the awards will recognize excellence and leadership in five sectors: Education, Research, Policy, Advocacy, Media and communication/information sectors.
For 2018, the GAPMIL Global MIL Awards are led by GAPMIL and the Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue University Network (MILID) with the support of UNESCO, UNAOC, Vytautas Magnus University, and University of Latvia.
Work in any area/sector can be recognized within these five overall categories, as long as the activities reflect integration of media and information literacy concepts, including intercultural dialogue, in education, research, policy, advocacy and the communication and information industries (including cultural industries).
The work of the nominee should also illustrate the application and exploration of MIL in one of the following areas: Education, Entertainment, Health, Finance, Creativity, Peacemaking, Cultural Diversity, Environment, Poverty Reduction, Human Rights, Migration, MIL (Cities) for Civic Engagement.
Please read the detailed description on this link before submitting a nomination for a candidate.
Deadline for submissions: 7 October 2018, midnight Paris time