The Children’s Peace Image of the Year (2020)

The Children’s Peace Image of the Year

What does peace look like?

The Children’s Peace Image of the Year is an international photo competition for young people. Honorary chair: human rights activist Waris Dirie

Take part!

We invite you to enter your images for the 2020 Global Peace Photo Award. The call for entries starts on 1 April. You can submit your photos online until 24 May 2020. You decide how many photos to submit. You can submit individual photographs or a series of up to 20 images.

Entry deadline: 24th of May, 2020
Entry fee: None

Submit entries for the Global Peace Photo Award 2020

How to submit entries

Upload your entry via the submission page (link at the bottom of this page) as a .jpg file or files with more than 3000 pixels on the longest side. Images that qualify as an entry must not have any embedded marks, logos, names or borders. After submission, you can make changes to your entries or delete them at any time prior to the deadline. You however need to finalise and submit your entry before the entry deadline.

Qualifying age

You can take part if you are 14 years or younger. If you are over 14 years, then submit your photos to the Global Peace Photo Award.

Your ideas

What does peace look like? This is a very special question and everybody has very own ideas about it. All the more so today, when we see so much of violence and unrest. We say: Give your imagination free reign. Make your positive attitude visible in a photo. We want to see how you imagine peace. The best pictures will be exhibited. Across the world.

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The prize

The best peace photo of the year – The Children’s Peace Image of the Year – wins 1000 euros. The winner and his or her parents are invited to the Global Peace Photo Award ceremony in Vienna. If a photo group wins, one member of the group and his or her parents are invited to the ceremony. But all photos in the top 20 will be shown.

The competition

The honorary chair for the photo competition The Children’s Peace Image of the Year is Waris Dirie, a committed human rights activist. The competition is part of the Global Peace Photo Award, inspired by 1911 Nobel Peace Prize Laureates Alfred Fried and Tobias Asser.

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The organizers

The photo competition The Children’s Peace Image of the Year is supported by the Deutscher Jugendfotopreis. The organizer of the international competition is the Alfred Fried Photography Award supported by the „Deutsches Kinder- und Jugendfilmzentrum (KJF)“

Image rights

By taking part in the photo competition, I/we confirm that my/our child is the author of the submitted photographs and that the individuals shown in the photos have agreed to a public presentation.

By taking part the participant and/or its legal representative grant the organizer the right to publicly present the submitted photos in connection with the photo competition. In using the photo(s) the organizer will name the participant and the competition. The right of use is unlimited in terms of time, space and medium. If chosen, the participant will supply the image files in top quality.

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The use of the photos by the organizer is non-exclusive and non-commercial. This means that the participant may continue to use the photos and that the organizer does not pursue any commercial aims with the submitted photos.

See Terms and conditions/FAQ at the bottom of this page for further details.

The Children’s Peace Image of the Year is sponsored by Vienna Insurance Group

The Global Peace Photo Award for the best picture on the theme of Peace is organized by Edition Lammerhuber in partnership with Photographische Gesellschaft (PHG), UNESCO, Austrian Parliament, Austrian Parliamentary Reporting Association, International Press Institute (IPI), German Youth Photography Award and the World Press Photo Foundation.

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More Details and Application

Read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and Terms

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