A Small yet Great Victory over the Pandemic
The Scattered Memories of a Distorted Future
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The call for entries for the Global Peace Photo Award 2023 opens on 1 April 2023. Stay tuned!
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Honor Roll: Announcing the winners of the Global Peace Photo Award 2022
Winner of the Global Peace Photo Award – Peace Image of the Year 2022, worth € 10000, is Sourav Das, India, with an image from his work „A Small yet Great Victory Over the Pandemic“
The winners of the Global Peace Photo Award 2022, who received the Alfred Fried Peace Medal are (in alphabetical order):
„Sinfonía Desordenada“, Ana María Arévalo Gosen, Spain
„Giant“, Artem Humilevskiy, Ukraine
„M+T“, Mary Gelman, Russia
„The Scattered Memories of a Distorted Future“, Maryam Firuzi, Iran
„A Small yet Great Victory Over the Pandemic“, Sourav Das, India
Winner of the The Children’s Peace Image of the Year, worth € 1000, is Zoya Yeadon, Mauritius, with her image Dreaming.
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Thank you to everyone who submitted to the Global Peace Photo Award 2022!
The Global Peace Photo Award 2022 was presented on 14 November 2022, in the Austrian Parliament in Vienna.
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.
The Global Peace Photo Award gets a permanent exhibition in the newly renovated Austrian Parliament
18 January 2023 – The Austrian Parliament is a building like a walk-in sculpture. A building that since its reopening has also become a venue for photography. An initiative by Lois Lammerhuber has led to the furnishing of the auditorium with two exhibitions: WITNESSING HISTORY and GLOBAL PEACE PHOTO AWARD. The exhibition shows the current winners of the Award and will be updated annually. More infos…
A royal reception for winner Sourav Das
18 November 2022 – Sourav Das was given a festive reception in his home country India. The Global Peace Photo Award rejoices with him. From the submissions from all over the world via the Austrian Parliament back out into the world … that is exactly what the Global Peace Photo Award is about. Chapeau and congratulations Sourav Das!
Vienna Insurance Group (VIG)
5 July 2022 – We warmly welcome VIENNA INSURANCE GROUP (VIG) as our new main sponsor. VIENNA INSURANCE GROUP (VIG) is the leading insurance group in Central and Eastern Europe. „Peace is a prerequisite for a livable, secure and modern society. Without peace there can be no social justice, no democracy and no ability to engage in dialogue. The Global Peace Photo Award is an important signal of this and a matter of concern for us to support it as part of our traditionally high level of social and cultural responsibility“, says Elisabeth Stadler, General Manager (CEO) and Chairwoman of the Managing Board which will be represented at the Global Peace Photo Award jury by Barbara Grötschnig, head of VIG sponsoring department.
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
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.
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.
The Global Peace Photo Award is supported by our main sponsor Vienna Insurance Group;
Edition Lammerhuber, Fleming’s Hotels Vienna, Alte Spinnerei, Leica, Berufsfotografen Wien, Megaboard, Cyberlab, European Centre for Press and Media Freedom ECPMF and FOTO objektiv.