Photography Contest

Global Peace Photo Award 2024

Global Peace Photo Award 2024

Deadline |

CLOSED

Theme |

What does peace look like?

Territory |

Worldwide

Eligibility |

Open to all

Entry Fees |

FREE

Prizes |

Cash Prize
The Alfred Fried Photography Award will be held under the new name Global Peace Photo Award, inspired by 1911 Nobel Peace Laureates Alfred Fried and Tobias Asser.

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.

You may enter several photographs as individual submissions without an overall theme. Or you can submit up to 20 photographs as one story.

For the first time in 2024, there will be a total of € 11,000 in cash prizes to be won in all 6 categories!

The Peace Image of the Year will be honoured with a cash price of € 7,000.
It will be exhibited in the Austrian Parliament for one year and included in the permanent art collection of the Austrian Parliament.

3 winners in the Stories category will each receive €1,000
1 winner in the single picture category receives €1,000
1 Childen’s Peace Image of the Year receives €1,000

All winning works will be awarded the Alfred Fried Peace Medal and the photographers will be invited to the award ceremony in Vienna in September 2024, with travel expenses and accommodation covered. All submitted images have the chance to take part in international exhibitions.

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