THE UNITED NATIONS
CORRESPONDENTS ASSOCIATION
RANAN LURIE POLITICAL CARTOON AWARD

AND

 THE UNITED NATIONS
SOCIETY OF WRITERS & ARTISTS
RANAN LURIE POLITICAL CARTOON AWARD

COMMITTEE
for
2004

Invite political cartoonists of publications throughout the world to participate in
THE RANAN LURIE POLITICAL CARTOON AWARD
Competition For the Year
2004

UNCA and the UNITED NATIONS SOCIETY OF WRITERS & ARTISTS, in their desire to promote the highest standard of excellence in political cartoons depicting the spirit and principles of the United Nations, have established this annual political cartoon award given in the international field, and named the award after political cartoonist Ranan Lurie.

We have named this award after Mr. Lurie, as we find that his political cartoons epitomize the high standards that we at the UNCA and THE UNITED NATIONS SOCIETY OF WRITERS & ARTISTS, would like to see.

Dr. Elie Wiesel
Nobel Laureate
Chairman of the Judging Committee

Tony Jenkins
President
United Nations

Hans Janitschek
President
United Nations

 

Correspondence Association Society of Writers and Artists


 

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PRIZES
To be awarded in the presence of the Secretary General of the United Nations,
The Honorable Kofi Annan
1st prize - $10,000 and a plaque
2nd prize - $5000 and a plaque
3rd prize - $3000 and a plaque
10 Honorable Mentions in the form of plaques


PANEL OF JUDGES:


Chairman of the Judging Committee
Dr. Elie Wiesel

UNITED NATIONS Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Info.
Shashi Tharoor

President, UNITED NATIONS
Correspondence Association
Tony Jenkins

President, UNITED NATIONS Society of Writers and Artists
Hans Janitschek

His Royal Highness
Crown Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia

Editor, Foreign Affairs
James F. Hoge, Jr.

Author
Norman Mailer

Actor and Founding Member of "The End-Hunger Network"
Jeff  Bridges

Cy Young Award winner
David Cone

Publisher & CEO, The Advocate/Greenwich Time
Durham J. Monsma

Advocate of Freedom of the Press
Floyd Abrams, Esq.

Algeria's Ambassador to the UNITED NATIONS
His Excellency Abdallah Baal


Canada's Ambassador to the UNITED NATIONS
His Excellency Paul Heinbecker


Egypt's Ambassador to the UNITED NATIONS
His Excellency Ahmed Aboul Gheit


Finland's Ambassador to the UNITED NATIONS
Her Excellency Marjatta Rasi

Hungary's Ambassador to the UNITED NATIONS
His Excellency André Erdös

India's Ambassador to the UNITED NATIONS
His Excellency Kamalesh Sharma

Jordan's Ambassador to the UNITED NATIONS
His Royal Highness Crown Prince Zeid Ra'ad Zeid Al-Hussein


Nigeria's Ambassador to the UNITED NATIONS
His Excellency Prof. Ibrahim A. Gambari

Panama's Alternate Ambassador to the UNITED NATIONS
Her Excellency Mary Morgan-Moss

South Korea's Ambassador to the UNITED NATIONS
His Excellency Sun Joun-yung


Spain's Ambassador to the UNITED NATIONS
His Excellency Inocencio F. Arias

For entry forms and more details, look at http://www.LurieUNaward.com