In addition to the Peace Image of the Year, we also celebrated the 5 winners of the Alfred Fried Peace Medal and the winner of the Children’s Peace Image of the Year.
We were also pleased to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Global Peace Photo Award, which aims to use the means of outstanding photography to break a lance for peace.
The keynote speech of the evening was given by Alexander Cherkasov, representing the Memorial Human Rights Centre, which will receive the Nobel Peace Prize 2022 on 10 December in Oslo.
All winning photos and info can be found on the Global Peace Photo Award website: www.friedaward.com
The Global Peace Photo Award is organized by Edition Lammerhuber and Photographische Gesellschaft (PHG) in partnership with UNESCO, Austrian Parliament, Austrian Parliamentary Reporting Association, International Press Institute (IPI), German Youth Photography Award, World Press Photo Foundation, POY LATAM, LensCulture and Vienna Insurance Group.
The prize was inspired by the Austrian pacifist and writer Alfred Hermann Fried (* 11 November 1864 in Vienna; † 4 May 1921 in Vienna). Fried was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1911 together with the organiser of the Hague Conference on Private International Law Tobias Asser.