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Global Peace Photo Award 2022

Global Peace Photo Award

• Deadline: May 23rd, 2022⁠

• Prize: €10,000 + Exposure

• Theme: Peace

• Entry Fees: Free

• REGISTRATION: CLOSED, Click HERE For More Opportunities



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 is organized by Edition Lammerhuber in partnership with Photographische Gesellschaft (PHG), UNESCO, the Austrian Parliament, the Austrian Parliamentary Reporting Association, the International Press Institute (IPI), the German Youth Photography Award, the World Press Photo Foundation, and POY LATAM.


Send us your entry before 23 May 2022 and show us: What does peace look like?



Prizes: The Peace Image of the Year will be honoured with a cash price of € 10,000. It will be shown for one year in the Austrian Parliament and will be included in the permanent art collection of the Austrian Parliament.

The five best works of the Global Peace Photo Award will be honoured with the Alfred Fried Peace Medal, the photographers will be invited to attend the award ceremony in Vienna, with travel expenses and accommodation paid.

We also call for entries to the Children’s Peace Image of the Year.

Take part if you are 14 years or younger! Click here to register and submit your work.

The honorary chair for the Children’s Peace Image of the Year is Waris Dirie, a committed human rights activist. The Award is supported by the German Youth Photography Award.

The Children’s Peace Image of the Year will be honoured with the Alfred Fried Peace Medal and a cash price of € 1,000 sponsored by the Vienna Insurance Group. The winner and his or her parents are invited to the award ceremony in Vienna. If a photo group wins, one representative member of the group and his or her parents are invited to the ceremony with travel expenses and accommodation paid.

A great opportunity for any photographer to gain worldwide attention

Works of the Alfred Fried Photography Award have been exhibited at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, at the Geneva Peace Week, at the Forum Austriaco di Cultura in Rome and the Maison du Jeune Citoyen at Schilitgheim. Moreover, the shortlisted images, plus 320 other remarkable works, have been put together in a 50-minute animation, shown 7 times a day on the DIGI-WALL at Vienna’s main railway station, which can be seen by 18 000 travellers a day. The winners of the Alfred Fried Photography Award 2019 are currently shown on 100 m² large-format billboards along the so-called Südost-Tangente in Vienna passed by 180 000 cars per day.

The participants of the Global Peace Photo Award 2022 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.


Press contact Lois Lammerhuber Edition Lammerhuber T +43 699 135 83 989 lois.lammerhuber@friedaward.com

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