PLCPD launches the 7th Annual Population and Development Media Awards

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PIA Press Release
Friday, April 15, 2011

PLCPD launches the 7th Annual Population and Development Media Awards

by Jahzeel C. Tubal

DAVAO CITY, April 15 (PIA) – The Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development Foundation, Inc. (PLCPD) has recently opened its 7th Annual Population and Development Media Awards in the region.

With the support from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), PLCPD organized the yearly competition open to all Filipino print, broadcast, online journalist, photojournalist and bloggers nationwide.

This credible award giving body wants to pay tribute and recognition to the outstanding and responsible journalists who promote excellence in journalism particularly concerning issues on population and development.

PLCPD executive director Ramon San Pascual said that since 2005, PLCPD has engaged the members of the national and local media by forging partnerships and holding education drive to stimulate and sustain their proactive coverage on population and human development issues.

“The Population and Development Media Awards, really aims for the recognition of different Filipino journalists,” San Pascual stated.

Entries for the competition must be related to the following issues: Population and Development; Millennium Development Goals (MDG), Public/Reproductive Health, Economic Growth and Poverty, Reproductive Health Policy and Governance, Climate change, Housing and Urban Development and the Sustainable development.

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