The Global Media Peace Awards (GMPA)


Executive Education HEC Montréal and Pale Bleu Dot Foundation are embarked on a significant endeavour, the Global Media Peace Awards (GMPA), in May 2024. This prestigious event aims to inspire media practitioners worldwide to develop innovative and influential media programmes that foster peace and facilitate conflict prevention/resolution. The GMPA’s aim is to ensure that current and future generations can thrive in a world of harmony and peace in our globe.

Humanity faces unprecedented challenges today, from natural and artificial conflicts and climate change to ecological degradation. More than ever, there is an urgent need to promote peace, tolerance, mutual understanding, sustainable development, and environmental preservation by changing our mindsets, attitudes, and actions. The Award will address these challenges.

There will be three cash awards in each of the following three categories: RADIO, TELEVISION AND DIGITAL MEDIA PROGRAMMES: 

Radio AwardsTelevision AwardsDigital Media Awards
1st Award: C$5,0001st Award: C$5,0001st Award: C$5,000
2nd Award: C$2,5002nd Award: C$2,5002nd Award: C$2,500
3rd Award: C$1,5003rd Award: C$1,5003rd Award: C$1,500

The Awards are presented to the most innovative and remarkable radio, video/television, and digital programmes/ content/ stories focused on conflict prevention/ resolution. 

Deadline for entries: All entries, together with the filled-in registration form, must be submitted to the HEC Awards Secretariat before 30 August 2024 at the following e-mail address:

Jury: Three international juries will judge and select the best programmes. 

Call for Entries (link to the PDG, “GMPA Call for Entries”)

 Please refer to the following website for additional information. 

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