lunes, 21 de noviembre de 2011

Trine Sejthen ganadora del concurso de propuestas para la campaña Say No to Violence Against Women de ONU

Designers from Denmark, Kosovo and France won the top three prizes in the UN European Ad Competition,No to Violence Against Women, UNRIC, the organizers, announced in Brussels 19 October.

  • Violence is not always visible by Danish designer Trine Sejthen won the first prize, 5,000 Euro, selected by a jury of specialists.
  • Treat me like a woman by artist Gjoke Gojani from Kosovo won the public vote prize.
  • Words by Raphaelle Moreau of France won the youth prize for participants under 25.
It was announced that a jury, chaired by French advertising guru, Jacques Séguela, had awarded the first prize to Trine Sejthen, a designer and photographer from Denmark.
The jury prize of 5,000 euros will be given to Ms. Sejthen at a ceremony in Madrid in late November, expected to be presided over by Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain, and organized by the Caixa Forum who donated the prize.
Over 2,700 entries from 40 European countries were submitted to the competition which was organized by UNRIC, the Brussels based UN Information Centre with the support of UN Women.
The aim of the competition is to increase awareness of a problem that affects one out of every three women worldwide. The winning ad will be published in several European newspapers at the conclusion of the competition on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
Sejthen, the winner of the first prize, said she was surprised but very proud when she heard the news.
“I was very surprised. There are so many great entries and because this is the UN, a very important organization, this means a lot to me”, Sejthen told UNRIC on the phone from Copenhagen, where she has her own company with two other colleagues.
“I want people to think that this woman could be anybody, you can’t tell if she’s wealthy or poor, she could be your sister, friend or somebody next to you on the bus”, Sejthen says.
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