International Photo Contest Dedicated to Climate Change and Protection of Ozone Layer

Deadline: 15 August 2017
Open to: professional and amateur photographers
Award: 6 winners will be awarded with valuable prizes from the organizers


Professional and amateur photographers from all over the world are invited to participate in the International Photo Contest, dedicated to climate change and protection of ozone layer, which will be held from July 10 to September 11, 2017.

Show us and tell us through your photos what the world struggle for the protection of the ozone layer means to you, what impact the depletion of ozone layer has on human health and the environment, and what measures are being undertaken in your country.

The photo contest is held in two categories: “Climate change in my eyes” and “Ozone layer and I”.


Through the photos, you might also wish to express your creative vision of the most pressing problem of nowadays – global climate change. Capture the moments that inform about the environmental challenge louder than words, show how climate change has affected the quality and standard of living of people, what are the consequences of climate change for humanity. Perhaps you might also demonstrate that struggle against climate change is not a burden at the time of tremendous opportunity for every country in the world.

International Photo Contest will be held in 2 or 3 stages:

  • Preliminary selection of photos if the total number of the photos received exceeds 100;
  • Online voting on the website;
  • Evaluation by the jury and selection of winners.


20 photos that have passed to the third stage will be displayed at a special photo exhibition to be held in Tashkent (Uzbekistan) and over the website of the International Photo Contest on September 11, 2017, on the eve of the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer.

The winners will be announced during the photo exhibition and over the website

Within the framework of the International Photo Contest, 6 winners will be awarded with valuable prizes from the organizers.

  • First category: “Climate change in my eyes”
    • First place – photo camera;
    • Second place – tablet pc;
    • Third place – mobile phone.
  • Second category: “Ozone layer and I”
    • First place – photo camera;
    • Second place – tablet pc;
    • Third place – mobile phone.

Additionally, Istanbul Regional Hub of United Nations Development Programme will award one winner in the special nomination “Women and Ozone Layer”. Authors of the 20 best photos will be awarded with international certificates by the organizers of the contest.

How to Apply?

To participate, it is necessary to fill out the application form and send it together with a photo to e-mail [email protected] until August 15, 2017. Simultaneous participation in two categories of the contest (by one photo for each category) is allowed.

Complete the application form

For more information please visit the official website.

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