Media Award for Tolerance Awarded to a Portal Disability Journalist


The annu­al con­fer­ence, orga­nized on the occa­sion of Novem­ber 16th, Inter­na­tion­al Day for Tol­er­ance, pre­sent­ed the results of the project Capac­i­ty Build­ing of Insti­tu­tions and Orga­ni­za­tions in Ser­bia in the Field of Human Rights and the Pro­hi­bi­tion of Dis­crim­i­na­tion.

The Equal Pro­tec­tion Com­mis­sion­er, in coop­er­a­tion with the OSCE Mis­sion and the Gov­ern­ment of Great Britain’s Good Gov­er­nance Fund, was the orga­niz­er of the con­fer­ence. This year, the Annu­al Jour­nal­ism Awards for Tol­er­ance, joint­ly award­ed by the Com­mis­sion­er for Equal­i­ty Pro­tec­tion and the Head of the OSCE Mis­sion to Ser­bia, have tra­di­tion­al­ly been pre­sent­ed.

Mar­i­jana Canak, a jour­nal­ist with the Por­tal on Dis­abil­i­ty, was award­ed the sec­ond prize for a text on women’s health care in insti­tu­tions.
Get­ting in is Easy, Get­ting Out – Very Dif­fi­cult: Mar­i­jana Ris­tić on Liv­ing in Res­i­den­tial Insti­tu­tions in Ser­bia. The meet­ing was attend­ed by rep­re­sen­ta­tives of state and oth­er pub­lic author­i­ties, embassies and inter­na­tion­al orga­ni­za­tions in the Repub­lic of Ser­bia, non-gov­ern­men­tal orga­ni­za­tions and the media. Intro­duc­to­ry speech­es and awards were broad­cast direct­ly by Radio Tele­vi­sion of Ser­bia.



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