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GAPMIL Global Media and Information Literacy Awards 2018 Nominations


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.

Awards Criteria

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










Please provide two references for the candidate for verification purposes.
Reference 1
Reference 2
Contacts to email your work samples or for more information:
Work samples should be sent to all the six email addresses below, mentioning in the subject: GAPMIL Global MIL Awards 2018 nomination.
Alton Grizzle,
Carolyn Wilson, Western University, Canada / GAPMIL International Steering Committee Chair,  
Maria Carme Torras Calvo, University of Bergen, Norway / GAPMIL International Steering Committee Co-Chair,
Chido Onumah, African Centre for Media and Information Literacy, Nigeria / GAPMIL International Steering Committee Co-Chair, 
Dorcas Bowler, National Library and Information Services Ministry of Education, Bahamas / GAPMIL Secretary-General,