Photo Competiton: “Untold stories: how migrants contribute to human and economic development”

Deadline: 30 April 2015
Open to:
everyone (individuals and organisations) over the age of 18
Prizes:
invitation to attend the Civil Society Days of the Global Forum on Migration and Development in Istanbul and public display of best photographs

Description

The International Catholic Migration Commission – ICMC Europe and the Migration and Development Civil Society network (MADE) are launching a photo competition on the theme “Untold stories: how migrants contribute to human and economic development”.

The objective of the competition is to showcase how migrants contribute to the economic, social and human well-being of their communities and countries of origin, heritage and residence, bringing to light the too often untold and unheard stories of migrants’ contributions to development. Participants are strongly encouraged to submit photographs showcasing both economic and human facets of development and photographs showcasing that link between the two are strongly encouraged. For them to be printed in the highest quality, photographs should have a minimum resolution of 300 dpi. Please submit your photographs in high-resolution JPEG format. The photograph must not contain obscene, provocative, defamatory, sexually explicit, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate content.

Eligibility

The competition is open to everyone (individuals and organisations) over the age of 18 with no geographical restrictions. Participation of migrants themselves is strongly encouraged.

Prizes

The first prize winner will be invited to attend the Civil Society Days of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) in Istanbul from 12-15 October 2015, for which travel and accommodation will be covered. The 10 best photographs will displayed at the venue of the European Development Days on 3-4 June 2015 as well as at the Civil Society Days of the GFMD in October 2015. Pictures will also be posted in a photo gallery  and published via MADE social media channels.

How to aplly?

Participants can submit up to three digital black and white or colour photographs.  All photographs must be submitted together with the attached application form. Forms must be completed in English, French or Spanish. All applications must be submitted via email to [email protected] and accompanied by the application form.

For more information please check the official web-site.

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