OSCE Representative Dunja Mijatović Awarded Concordia Prize for Press Freedom

More+Events ♦ Published: May 2, 2016; 12:00 ♦ (Vindobona)

The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović was awarded the Concordia Press Club Prize 2015 in the category of press freedom and freedom of information. The Concordia Press Club decided to award Mijatović the prize given her personal dedication to press freedom issues in 2015.

OSCE Representative Dunja Mijatović awarded Concordia Prize for press freedom / Picture: © Wikipedia / Gunnar Vrang

“Above all she is awarded for her tireless, personal, often exhausting quest to defend basic democratic rights of press freedom and independent reporting ,” the jury writes in their decision.

“This award is very dear to me and I am proud and very much honored to be awarded this prestigious press freedom prize,” Mijatović said.

“It also serves as a testament  of…