Last friday, the Evens prize for european journalism 2013 was awarded by H.E. the Ambassador Frans Van Daele in name of the Evens fondation.
The Evens foundation focuses on peace education, media and european citizenship and is given after a deliberation of an high-level jury..
The prize aims to reward journalists whose work contributes to making Europe more comprehensive.
There are two prizes.
The first is given to a confirmed journalist and rewards a lifetime achievement. The prize was awarded to Quentin Peel, associate editor of Financial Times. Of british nationality, he works now for the Financial Times in Berlin.
The second prize is an encouragement prize for young talents. It was awarded to Valentina Pop, the berlin corrrespondant of EUobserver.com. Romanian native belonging to the germanspeaking r omanian community, she also animated talk shows on romanian tv.