From 25-27 June, this year's Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum will spotlight "Culture. Education. Media. Shaping a Sustainable World". A photo competition will honor outstanding images that capture related themes.
This year's photo competition KLICK! is called “Your View of Culture and Education“. The deadline for submissions is April 11. Online voting begins on April 18. Of the ten finalists chosen by the online voting, three winners will be selected by the participants of this year's Deutsche Welle Global Media 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.
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).