BD economic journo receives UNCA Award 2019
AZM Anas, the economic editor of The Financial Express, Bangladesh, has received 'The Prince Albert II of Monaco and UNCA Global Prize' of the UNCA for his series of articles on climate change, according to a message received in Dhaka on Tuesdaay.
The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) delivered the 24th annual awards at Cipriani 55 Wall Street in New York recently.
Every year the UNCA gives award for best print, broadcast and online media coverage of the United Nations, UN agencies and field operations.
This year, AZM Anas was named the gold medal winner of the UNCA Award for his eye-opening series of articles on the grave environmental challenges in Bangladesh.
His articles document alarming erosion and landslides contributing to economic dislocation and uncontrolled migration.
UN Secretary-General Ant�nio Guterres and Ashley Judd, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Goodwill Ambassador as 2019 UNCA Global Advocate of the Year were present at the award giving ceremony.