Nominations open for Global Peace Photo Award 2024

Deadline Date: May 19, 2024

Donor Name: Edition Lammerhuber

Grant Size: $1000 to $10,000

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 the lives.

The award goes to those photographs that best express the idea that the future lies in peaceful coexistence.

The Global Peace Photo Award is awarded by Edition Lammerhuber in partnership with Photographische Gesellschaft, (PHG), UNESCO, Austrian Parliament, Austrian Parliamentary Reporting Association, International Press Institute (IPI), German Youth Photography Award, World Press Photo Foundation, POY LATAM and LensCulture, APA – Austria Presse Agentur, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Photographie (DGPh) e.V. and Vienna Insurance Group.


  • At least 5 photographs that share a theme or concept and title. Your work will be judged as a whole, not as individual photographic entries. A story can contain up to 12 photos.

Award Information

  • For the first time in 2025, there will be a total of €11,000 in cash prizes to be won in all 6 categories!
  • The Peace Image of the Year is honoured with a cash prize 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. The pictures will be exhibited in the Austrian Parliament for one year.
  • All submitted images have the chance to take part in international exhibitions.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The Global Peace Photo Award is open to all photographers from anywhere in the world.
  • Digital submissions must be saved as .jpg, with more than 3000 pixels on the longest side. Images must not include any embedded marks, logos, names or borders.
  • Photographs that are part of a reportage on a topic must not be manipulated in a way that changes the meaning of the picture. For other entries, they accept digitally edited images and photo montages if they serve to explore a theme creatively. All digitally edited images must make clear what has been done to them in the captions that accompany the images.
  • The Global Peace Photo Award is a photo award. The jury retains the right to exclude AI-generated images from the competition.

For more information, visit Edition Lammerhuber.

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