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Journalists who have written about Europe. Apply for the Louise Weiss Prize!

(B2) Have you carried out journalistic productions relating to European affairs and Europe in general during the year 2020 (January to December)? We would be delighted to count you among our candidates!

(credit: European Parliament)

Created in 2005, the Louise Weiss Prize rewards journalists who cover in French European subjects in the most systematic, educational and original, whatever the medium (written, audio, video, web). It is organized by the Association of European Journalists, organized (with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Hippocrene Foundation.

Three prizes will be awarded

You can therefore compete in one of the following three categories:

  • Report price: 1500 euros
  • Price Decryption: 1500 euros
  • Young journalist prize (intended for people under 25, school students and trainees): 1000 euro

The competition is open to anyone from a country of the European Union (nationality or resident in an EU country) whose professional activity is journalism. The important thing is to have a good paper!

Candidates will be selected by a jury composed of professional journalists. The Prize will be awarded during a ceremony at the Quai d'Orsay at the end of June 2021. 

The application must be accompanied by the following elements: 

  • Completed registration form
  • Proof of publication of the document
  • A photocopy of ID

NB: All information, as well as previous winners and award-winning reports, can be found on www.prixlouiseweiss.com.

(Nicolas Gros-Verheyde)
vice-president of AJE-France

Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).