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Your ideas are needed to make the world a better place

19.05.2014 From our online archive
Newspapers around the world will join forces on September 20 to share stories of innovation and hope on Impact Journalism Day, with "Luxemburger Wort" readers called on to submit their ideas on how to make the world a better place.

(CS) Newspapers around the world will join forces on September 20 to share stories of innovation and hope on Impact Journalism Day, with "Luxemburger Wort" readers called on to submit their ideas on how to make the world a better place.

Until June 1, you can submit your idea to impact.journalism@wort.lu, covering anything from a sustainable business model to innovative solutions to today's issues and initiatives for social progress. The idea should be local with the potential to go global.

Projects submitted need to be in operation already, with the potential to make a difference in the environment, technology, health, culture, society, mobility, sustainable cities, agriculture and nutrition, as well as energy, design, education, the workplace, the economy or finance.

Individuals, companies and NGOs can take part in what is only the second edition of the project, which was founded last year by Sparknews.

In 2013, some 22 leading newspapers around the world joined the initiative to report not just the news but also local ideas trying to find solutions to global issues. Together, the papers and their special Impact Journalism Day supplements reached around 50 million readers worldwide.

This year, 40 newspaper are signed up, including the “Luxemburger Wort”, but also The Guardian, the Times of India, USA Today, “Le Monde”, “El País” and many more.

On September 20, all the papers will issue a special supplement, pooling ideas from around the globe.

Find out more about Impact Journalism Day on sparknews.com