The Energy of Words 2016 International Media Competition winner is chosen!
How did the oil prices plummeting impact The Gulf economies? The Energy of Words International Media Competition winner Robin Mills knows the answer! Mr. Mills is a UAE correspondent of the Foreign Policy magazine (a world-renowned US-based publication). The winner was chosen on April, 29 in Moscow, Russia and will be awarded in June, 2016 in St. Petersburg.
As a recall, the international media competition “Energy of Words” was established in 2004. It recognizes mass media and journalists covering the most pivotal global energy issues and trends. The participants are from all around the world. More than 40 countries have already submitted around 600 of entries in different languages. This time the nominations for the “Energy of Words” came from 4 continents: starting from South Korea, Nepal, Pakistan, Kenya and Nigeria to Canada, Germany, Germany and the USA. All the nominated materials were published in mass media from the 1st of March 2015 till the 1st of February 2016. The winner was chosen by the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee, consisting of 20 renowned scientists from 13 countries of the world.
“ We do that no one has done before. We`re accumulating articles on energy –related topics from the whole world and this gives a lot of insights on what is really going on in the energy field. It`s interesting that all the leading global media get our press release about the competition and make their own decision on participating or not. The authors register on our web-site and attach their published articles. There`s no hidden monitoring or research - the best energy journalist are coming to us by themselves” - noted The Global Energy Non-profit partnership`s president Igor Lobovskiy.
The article of Robin Mills was chosen for the rigorous level of research, analytical insight and high standards of writing. It is an unbiased analysis of the economic situation in The Gulf countries (UAE, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia etc.) after the oil prices plummeting back in 2014.
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