International Citizen Media Award 2015


Your vision of our World, our Dignity, our Future?

15 years ago the European community of states disbanded the aims of the Millennium Development Goals. For these aims a deadline until 2015 was set. Therefore now the findings and proceedings are being evaluated and new aims for the next years will be set.

The European Union assesses this year to be especially suitable to discuss the European development assistance and the position of the EU as well as its member states considering global development and sustainability policy.

The European Parliament and Council declared the year 2015 to be the “European Year of Development”. The topic of this year’s Citizen Media Award was chosen parallel to the slogan of the year 2015. Citizen media make people from all over the world more sensitive for a global association and an active engagement.


An expert jury awarded the prizes in the following categories:

  • Video (individual product, short movie, movie in a television broadcast, video podcast etc.)
  • Audio (individual product, radio spot in a radio broadcast, podcast etc.)


The winners werde announced on the 12th of December 2015 in the Bürgerhaus Bennohaus.

Video international

“I call it foodge – just as tasty, just as good”
by Ayla Yildiz

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“Sharing is caring”
by Masrur Jamaluddin Ahmad

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3rd place

“The Act of Living”
by Rafael Anton Garcia & Icaro Orengo

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Video national

“weit/winkel: Nachhaltigkeit und alternative Landwirtschaft”
by the weit/winkel editorial board

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“Ein Leben lang genug Reis”
by Lisa Simonis

3rd place

“Spendenlauf nach Gibraltar”
by Lukesletter

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Audio international

“Solar power plant at the faculty of Technical Sciences”
by Irina Samopjan

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Audio national

“Mobil durch Fahrräder”
by Marie Baumann

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Additional media content

Award ceremony of the ICMA, international categories:

Award ceremony of the ICMA, national categories: