EuCaSa Photo Competition: Peace & Conflict in Caucasus

Deadline: 31 May 2015
Open to: all photographers aged 18 to 30 (applicants younger than 18 need parents’ or legal guardian’s consent) from Caucasus region
Prizes: a certificate and small gift package

Description

Are you an amateur or professional photographer? Passionate about photography? Does your photo show an example of peace building or conflict in your region? Then EuCaSa gives you a chance to let your images speak for you! EuCaSa is Brussels based not-for-profit and non-governmental organization, working towards achieving longterm and sustainable peaceful solutions to potential and ongoing conflicts in the Caucasus region.

They aim to have an impact on the behaviors of individuals, especially young generations, as well as to help build the conditions needed for lasting peace and democracy. Our proximity to the EU institutions in Brussels provides us with a first hand opportunity to engage EU policy makers who share a common goal with us in ensuring a sustainable peace throughout the Caucasus region. Motto of the European Caucasus House: Home is a place where people feel free, safe and tolerated in spite of different religion, cultural, sexual background. The European Caucasian House aims to be the safe-hold for those seeking more democratic, peaceful and tolerant societies.

Eligibility

The competition is open to all photographers aged 18 to 30 (please mention if you are an amateur or professional photographer). You are less then 18 years old, then you need your parents’ or legal guardian’s consent. The participants should be from the Caucasus region and nationals of any of the following countries or regions: Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Ukraine and Russia’s Northern Caucasus region (Dagestan, Chechnya, North Ossetia. etc.).

Prizes

For the Peace & Conflict photo competition, a „grand jury“ of professional photographers will select 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winners who will receive a certificate and small gift package. Also, from all entries will be selected the 20 best photos, which will become part of Peace & Conflict open air exhibition in July and will be showcased at a subsequent special event in Brussels. The exact date and place of the open air exhibition will be announced in the coming months.

How to apply?

The deadline for application is 31 May 2015 22:00, Brussels time. To apply please fill out the online form HERE. Submitting photos should meet following requirements:

  • You should submit a photo documenting regional frozen conflicts or peace building in your own country;
  • The photo must not be older then 1 year;
  • All photos submitted must be your own work and under your copyright;
  • All photos you submit must not have been published elsewhere or have won a prize in any other photographic competition;
  • It is the responsibility of you to ensure that any photos you submit have been taken with the permission of the subject and do not infringe the copyright of any third party or any laws;
  • Each appplicant may submit max. 3 photos in high-resolution jpeg format;
  • Send your picture along with a brief description and subject in the title, your name, address, telephone number, date and location of where the photograph was taken;

For more information please check the official website, Terms and Conditions or write to: [email protected]

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