Carnegie Foundation Peace palace, which celebrates stories that Rudi Vranckx ‘people who are victims of conflict a voice and a face and returns
VRT news journalist Rudi Vrankx get the Carnegie Wateler Peace prize 2018 for his work as a oorlogsverslaggever. The foundation behind the prestigious peace prize gives praise for “the extraordinary courage and dedication that he shows in his reporting from conflict zones.” The Carnegie foundation praised the involvement of Rudi Vranckx. So is the action Imagine Mosul noticed that Rudi and his team musical instruments collected for a by IS a ruined music school in the Iraqi city of Mosul.
Inge Vrancken, editor-in-chief Journal: “We are as VRT NWS particularly proud of the prestigious Carnegie Watelerprijs for Rudi Vranckx. The work for which he has boundless commitment, is particularly appreciated and has an impact on how we are to major conflicts in the world. Rudi never forget the ordinary people in the story, he speaks to it, confronts and shakes her awake, always with a broad perspective and a good view on the developments in our society. He brings stories that matter and that is under the skin crawling. He is a very deserved winner.”
The Carnegie Wateler Peace prize in 2018 is on Wednesday 26 september 2018 presented at a ceremony in the Great Courtroom of the Peace palace in The Hague.