Tana Award (TA) said that it has finalized preparation to conduct the third round award program under the theme of “Social Media for good” at Bahir Dar town.
Tana Award, Founder and Director, Demsse Ayalew, told journalists that on its third round program, TA will honor those individuals contributed their share in building democracy, promote peace, human rights and committed themselves for the good of others through social media.
According to him, in this globalized era the role of technology, where social media is playing a leading role in promoting human rights, building democracy, cultural and social values, awarding individuals who actively promote peace will further contribute to the peace building process. In this respect, Tana Award will honor those individuals actively engaged for the good of others.
Demsse said, on the event, panel discussion that centers on the roe of social media to promote peace and build democracy will be conducted.
According to him, if properly used, Social Media have crucial roles in producing responsible citizens that value peace and stand for it. On the contrary, if managed poorly, it could also stir the peace and stability of the nation.
The organizers of the program said, selection of nominees will be carried out by independent judges in a transparent way.
The Ethiopian Herald