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RISU journalist’s publication wins international contest

03.08.2015, 15:34
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tania_saraevo_w.jpgRISU journalist in Kyiv Tetiana Kalenychenko-Mukhomorova was ranked first in one of the nominations in V Yuri Ataman International competition of publications. She won the nomination “Best impartial publication on a conflict and the search for a way out of it, which closely reflects the subject of the conflict, the positions of the parties involved, demonstrating the possibilities and potential of nonviolent methods for conflict resolution" for the article “Frozen conflict. 20 years after war in Yugoslavia.”

The contest organizer is the Eastern-European network of civil society peacekeeping organizations of Global Partnership for Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC). It is a tribute to memory of Yuri Ataman and is intendedfor representatives of print and online media of Belarus, Moldova, Russian Federation and Ukraine.

According to contest organizers, this year, given the difficult socio-political situation and deployment of powerful armed conflict in the activity region of the GPPAC, East-European Network, the selection of winners in each category has been particularly challenging for the international jury. Over 60 materials have been submitted.

The publications’ authors - winners of contest 2015 focused on a wide range of issues that reveal problems of armed conflict, interethnic relations, integration, overcoming ethnic, ethnic and religious and historical stereotypes, language barriers and difficulties of building dialogue, as well as the issues of modern information confrontation in context of conflict escalation.

RISU journalist Tetiana Kalenychenko-Mukhomorovahas won with the article highlighting the conflict in the former Yugoslavia, which was written after a study tour to Bosnia and Herzegovina in winter 2015.