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UN-Habitat has introduced UN-Habitat Youth Photography Competition 2017 – #Weareclimatechange to give an opportunity to young photographers. This competition is based on the concept representing solutions to climate change in their communities.

Eligibility

  • Age must be between 18-35 years
  • Only one entry is allowed
  • Must have the copyright of the image

How to Apply?

Step 1: Post a picture with a caption on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter while tagging @UN-HABITAT and @UN-HabitatYouth using the hashtag #weareclimatechange.
Step 2: Now send a high-resolution image with applicants full name and contact information(email address, current address and phone number) to advocacy@unhabitat.org, and cc faderr.johm@unhabitat.org

Note:

  • Images should be submitted in JPEG or TIFF in high resolution.
  • The caption should clearly explain climate change solutions in applicant’s image. Remember to also include: The neighbourhood, city and country of the image captured.
  • 20 winning images will be selected and displayed at COP-23 and on social media. One image will be selected as the overall winning piece.
  • Winners will be messaged privately before UN-Habitat makes a formal announcement.
  • Should the overall winner require a visa, he/she will handle visa paperwork and fees for the quick processing of tickets. The visa fee is refundable. Keep receipts for reimbursement. UN-Habitat will provide a supporting letter for the visa application.
  • This contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law.
  • UN-Habitat takes no responsibility for infringement of 3rd party rights. The submitter of the photograph will incur any and all penalties associated with infringing on a 3rd Party’s rights to the photo.
  • Entrants may not submit images containing nudity, personal attacks, and expletives.
  • UN-Habitat reserves the right to cancel or modify the contest at its discretion.
  • Decisions of UN-Habitat are final and binding.
  • Photo entries will be judged based on composition, technical excellence, originality, responsiveness to the theme, and overall impact.

Contact

infohabitat@unhabitat.org

For more information, please click on this link. 

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