Submissions closed

Thank you to everyone who submitted to the Global Peace Photo Award 2022. On 11 July 2022 the shortlist will be announced and the winners will be informed by e-mail or phone. All winners will be invited to Vienna to the award ceremony at the Austrian Parliament on 10 November 2022.

DANKESCHÖN THANK YOU MERCI BEAUCOUP

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 10 November 2022 with travel expenses and accommodation paid. It will be one of the first events held at the renovated Austrian Parliament after reopening on 26 October 2022.

Exhibitions

The participants of the Global Peace Photo Award 2022 can look forward to a series of exhibitions: For example the winning pictures and a best-of the-shortlist were shown at the Festival La Gacilly-Baden Photo, the largest outdoor photo festival in Europe, with over 300 000 visitors.

Children’s Peace Image of the Year

Are you 14 years or younger?
Enter your photos for the Children’s Peace Image of the Year!


NEWS

LensCulture

17 February 2022 – We warmly welcome LensCulture as our newest partner. LensCulture is a photography network and online magazine about contemporary photography in art, media, politics, commerce and popular cultures worldwide. It is based in Amsterdam, Netherlands

LensCulture’s Editor-in-Chief & Co-Founder Jim Casper will also join the jury of the Global Peace Photo Award.


XPOSURE Photo Festival APPRECIATION AWARD for the Global Peace Photo Award  

15 February 2022 – the Global Peace Photo Award had the honor to receive an APPRECIATION AWARD, presented by the XPOSURE Photo Festival in Sharjah. More…


A touching letter

2 January 2022 – Sasan Moayyedi from Iran who won the Peace Image of the Year 2020 sent us this letter which made us very happy. We are proud to be called „the best experiences in my field of professional activity“ by a truly accomplished photographer like Sasan.

Hello, I wish you have a good day and hope you are well, sir. I received my award with your help and the cooperation of the embassy. Thanks again to you and the Peace Festival Working Group for this happy event.This event has been one of the best experiences in my field of professional activity. Wishing Collaborate again with you dear ones.Best wishes sasan moayyedi


POY LATAM

1 November 2021 – We warmly welcome POY LATAM as our newest partner. POY Latam was created by Loup Langton and Pablo Corral Vega in 2011 to celebrate excellence in documentary and artistic photography in Ibero-America. It has become the largest and one of the most important competitions in the region. POY Latam is not for profit and seeks to reach the general public through the organization of the contest, exhibitions, workshops and publications.

Renowned photojournalist Pablo Corral Vega will also join the jury of the Global Peace Photo Award.


Podcasts

1 November 2021 – The Podcast Gate7 has two episodes in connection to the Global Peace Photo Award. (German speaking)

Listen to the episode „‚Meine Welt war nicht die Welt an den Rändern der roten Teppiche. Ich wollte in das richtige Leben.‘ Peter-Matthias Gaede, Juror of the Global Peace Photo Award“

Listen to the episode „Global Peace Photo Award: Wie sieht Frieden aus?“


The Global Peace Photo Award (formerly the Alfred Fried Photography Award) is organized by Edition Lammerhuber and Photographische Gesellschaft (PHG) in partnership with UNESCO, Austrian Parliament, Austrian Parliamentary Reporting Association, International Press Institute (IPI), German Youth Photography Award, World Press Photo Foundation, POY LATAM, LensCulture and Vienna Insurance Group.

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The Global Peace Photo Award is supported by our main sponsor Vienna Insurance Group;
Edition Lammerhuber, Vienna Insurance Group, Fleming’s Hotels Vienna, Alte Spinnerei, Leica, Berufsfotografen Wien, Cyberlab, European Centre for Press and Media Freedom ECPMF and FOTO objektiv.

Main sponsor: Vienna Insurance Group
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