Le temps retrouvé

Winner 2019: Alain Laboile, France

The Rugbywomen: Tackling Stereotypes

Winner 2019: Camilo Leon-Quijano, France

The Forest Orphanage

Winner 2019: Dilla Djalil Daniel, Indonesia

FridaysForFuture Climate Protest

Peace Image of the Year 2019: Stefan Boness, Germany

BORN FREE – Mandela’s Generation of Hope

Winner 2019: Ilvy Njiokiktjien, The Netherlands

Call for entries

We invite you to enter your images for the 2021 Global Peace Photo Award.

Entry deadline: 23 May 2021

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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. (click here).

Award Ceremony

All winners will be invited to Vienna to the award ceremony at the Austrian Parliament on 21 September 2021. with travel expenses and accommodation paid.


The participants of the Global Peace Photo Award 2021 can look forward to a series of exhibitions: The winning pictures and a best-of the-shortlist will be shown at the Festival La Gacilly-Baden Photo, the largest outdoor photo festival in Europe, with over 300 000 visitors.

Presenting the winners of the Global Peace Photo Award 2020 (update)

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, it was not possible to host an international award ceremony 2020. So the winners of the Global Peace Photo Award 2020 and the Children’s Peace Image of the Year 2020 have not been announced yet.

But a solution finally has been found. The Global Peace Photo Award partnered with the Festival La Gacilly-Baden Photo, which will be held in Baden, near Vienna, Austria, from 18 June to 17 October 2021. 

The winners of the Global Peace Photo Award 2020 will be presented along other outstanding peace images in an exhibition in the heart of Baden. The Winners of the 2020 contest will be honored in an outdoor ceremony on 19 July 2021. The laureates have already been invited to come to Baden.

More about the exhibition here.

We will keep you updated!

The Global Peace Photo Award (formerly the Alfred Fried Photography Award) 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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The Global Peace Photo Award is supported by Edition Lammerhuber, GEWISTA, Megaboard, Vienna Insurance Group, Fleming’s Hotels Vienna, Alte Spinnerei, Cyberlab and FOTO objektiv.

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