From 25-27 June, this year's DW Global Media Forum in Bonn will spotlight "Culture. Education. Media. Shaping a Sustainable World". A prize competition will honor outstanding images that capture related themes.
This year's annual photo competition is called "KLICK! – Your View of Culture and Education". The deadline for submissions is 11 April. Online voting begins on April 18th. Of the ten finalists chosen by popular vote, three winners will be selected by the participants of this year's Forum. First prize is an iPod Nano (8 GB). The runner-up will receive an iPod-Shuffle (2 GB), and the third prize is a USB flash drive.
Entries can be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org uploaded to the website http://www.dw.de/dw/0,,30955,00.html. DW will publish the entries online as part of an interactive map at http://www.dw-gmf.de/.
Partner organizations of the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum include the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the Confederation of German Employers' Associations (BDA), the Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHK), the German Development Institute (DIE), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the World Catholic Association for Communication (SIGNIS), the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), CARE Deutschland Luxemburg, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Commonwealth of Learning and other organizations.
The 2012 Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum takes place under the patronage of the German Commission for UNESCO. The conference is co-hosted by the Foundation for International Dialogue of the Sparkasse in Bonn and also supported by Germany's Federal Foreign Office, the European Regional Development Fund, the Minister of Federal Affairs, Europe and the Media for the State of North-Rhine Westphalia, the City of Bonn, DHL and the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).