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2022 United Nations World Oceans Day Photo Competition

Status: Closed

Organisation: United Nations

Deadline: 15/04/2022

  • Eligibility criteria:
    – The contest is open to entrants of all skill levels
  • Type of funding: Award
  • Target countries: Worldwide
  • Application language: English

The 2022 United Nations World Oceans Day Photo Competition is hosted by the United Nations, curated by Ellen Cuylaerts and a jury composed of world-renowned individuals.Photography is a powerful medium to convey a feeling or a message. This open and free photo competition seeks to inspire the creation of imagery capturing the beauty, the challenges and the importance of the ocean and humankind’s relation to it, hoping to contribute to actions to preserve this vital resource.

Winning images will be recognized at the United Nations on June 8th during the United Nations’ event marking World Oceans Day 2022. Recognition and diffusion of the winning images and finalists will be widely exposed throughout the contest websites, the media and the informational materials related to subsequent competitions. Winning photos have been printed for exhibitions around the world.

Categories include: Revitalization, Above Water Seascapes, Underwater Seascapes, Nature-based Solutions & Ocean Exploration, Ocean Critters, Coastal Communities.

Conservation rules will be strictly observed. Flora and fauna should never be stressed or endangered for the sake of a photo.

See here to learn more and apply.

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