Final application date: December 1, 2021

Applications for the World Health Organization (WHO) Road Safety Reporting Contest 2021 are now available. The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Center for Journalists (ICF) are carrying out a WHO Road Safety reporting event to inform people and spur dialogue around critical yet underestimated road safety issues with a Vision Zero/Safe System Approach.

Final application date: December 1, 2021

Underestimated issues include road design and quality, unsafe and polluting used vehicles, cost and extent of crash related injuries, air pollution due to exhaust emissions, safe public transport urban cycling. Multimedia stories, photo reportage, podcasts, cross-border stories and series of stories are welcome. Collaboration within newsrooms or across borders, use of social media and audience feedback, post-story engagement with policy and decision makers, and other ways of maximizing the effect of the reporting are highly encouraged.

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In each of the eligible states, a $1,000 first place prize and $750 second place prize will be granted.


Journalists announcing on road safety in English, Brazil, India, Spanish or Portuguese in Bangladesh, Mexico, Uganda, and Colombia are eligible.

To be judged, your road safety story should be published between August 1, 2021, and December 1, 2021.


Ensure to Send the link to your story to by December 1, 2021 to be judged.

For more information about ROAD SAFETY REPORTING CONTEST 2021 visit 


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