German Embassy grants Al-Ahram Weekly Cairo Climate Talks Award for Environmental Journalism 2023

Ahram Online , Monday 25 Sep 2023

Ambassador Frank Hartmann bestowed recognition upon the journalists who received the Cairo Climate Talks Award for Environmental Journalism 2023 at a ceremony held at the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in Cairo.

Cairo Climate Change Forum
Ambassador Frank Hartmann (C) pose for an image with Aliya Abu Shahba(R) and Mohamed Abu Leila (L) after awards were distributed.


During the event, awards were distributed to the winners. Aliya Abu Shahba and Mohamed Abu Leila received the first prize in the category of electronic journalism for their in-depth story "Hunting across Egypt: No quail in autumn?".

The story was published in Al-Ahram Weekly on 8 November 2022 during the annual COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh.

The award aims to raise awareness about environmental issues and climate change among those working in the Egyptian media and their audience. 

This year saw a record-breaking 127 submissions, the highest number of entries to date, which indicates the growing interest of Egyptian media in environmental and climate issues. 

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