Global Peace Photo Award Opens for Entries


Alfred-Fried-Photography-Award-o3schools-300x300The Alfred Fried Photography Award, renamed the Global Peace Photo Award, is seeking entries from photographers from all over the world whose pictures capture human efforts toward a peaceful world and the quest for beauty and goodness in our lives.

Present internationally since 2013 and haven attracted submissions from more than 120 countries every year, it is inspired by 1911 Nobel Peace Laureates Alfred Fried and Tobias Asser.

Organised by PhotographischeGesellschaft (PHG) and Edition Lammerhuber, in partnership with UNESCO, the Austrian Parliament, the Austrian Parliamentary Reporting Association, the International Press Institute (IPI) and the World Press Photo Foundation, the award goes to those photographs that best express the idea that our future lies in peaceful coexistence.

To qualify, participants must submit more than five photographs that share a theme or concept and title.

The winner of the Peace Image of the Year will receive EUR10,000 while the top five photographers will be awarded the Alfred Fried Photography Award Medal.

Entries for the award close on May 24, 2020.

For more information about the application, please visit, and to apply, interested persons should first create a free account at