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Global Peace Photo Award 2020

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The Alfred Fried Photography Award has been present internationally since 2013 and has attracted submissions from more than 120 countries every year. In honouring the award’s worldwide recognition and your photographic efforts to document the peaceful side of life, we decided to change its name to Global Peace Photo Award.

The new name indicates why we have chosen Alfred Fried’s name and puts his memory into a much wider context understandable for everyone. We are sure the new name will honour Alfred Fried’s life and his struggle for peace. And finally, the new name will highlight the fact that Tobias Asser was jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1911 with Alfred Fried for his efforts to establish the Hague Conference.

The Global Peace Photo Award recognizes and promotes photographers from all over the world whose pictures capture human efforts towards a peaceful world and the quest for beauty and goodness in our lives. The award goes to those photographs that best express the idea that our future lies in peaceful coexistence.

Fees:

Free

Prizes:

The top five listed photographers will be awarded the Alfred Fried Peace Medal. The Peace Image of the Year will receive €10,000. The winning picture will be on display for one year at the Austrian Parliament and will be included in the permanent art collection of the Austrian Parliament.

Award Ceremony

All winners will be invited to Vienna to the award ceremony at the Austrian Parliament on 17 September 2020.

Eligibility:

The Global Peace Photo Award is open to all photographers from anywhere in the world.

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

By taking part in the photo competition, you confirm that you are the originator and the copyright holder of the submitted photographs and that the individuals shown in the photos have given consent for a public presentation. The photographer always retains the copyright of his/her image. The partners of the Global Peace Photo Award (see below) have the right to use your submitted images for marketing and promotional activities directly related to the Global Peace Photo Award, without any remuneration being due. These activities include, but are not limited to publications, exhibitions, catalogues, and public screenings. For such usage the photographer will always be credited. This use of the photos by the organizer and the partners is non-exclusive and non-commercial. This means that the participant may continue to use the photos, and that the organizer or the partners does not pursue any commercial aims with the submitted photos. Please make sure you flag your images with your copyright in the metadata. Please note that if your entry wins or is shortlisted, your images will be published online, so please remove any confidential information from the metadata before you upload the images.

Theme:

Documentary Photojournalism