Children's Peace Image of the Year 2022: Zoya Yeadon, Mauritius

Lap of Peace

Winner 2021: Aadhyaa Aravind Shankar, India

"Freunde sind für einen da" (Friends are there for each other)

Winner 2017: Lina Momsen / photo group LIRALE, Germany


Winner 2018: Kaja Tasevska, Macedonia

Slow Stream

Winner 2019: Dune Laboile, France


Marcella Athayde

Flight of the soul

Winner 2020: Anastasiya Bolshakova, Russia

Call for Entries – stay tuned

The call for entries for the Children’s Peace Image of the Year opens on 1 April 2023. Stay tuned!
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The Children’s Peace Image of the Year 2022 went to…

10-year-old Zoya Yeadon from Mauritius won the prize for the best Children’s Peace Image of the Year. The prize, worth 1000 Euros, is sponsored by the Vienna Insurance Group and was awarded for her image Dreaming in the Peacful Sea

The prize was presented by Wolfgang Sobotka, President Austrian National Council, Austrian Parliament, Elisabeth Stadler, General Manager and Chairwoman of the Managing Board Vienna Insurance Group, Austria, Barbara Grötschnig, Head of Sponsoring 2009 – 2022, Vienna Insurance Group; Austria and Jan Schmolling, Managing director Deutscher Jugendfotopreis; Germany

© Zoya Yeadon

Click here to view the top entries of the Global Peace Photo Award 2022 and the Children’s Peace Image of the Year 2022.

Thank you all who entered pictures for 2022. The next competition starts in March 2023. We will send you a reminder if you subscribe to our Newsletter or simply follow us on Instagram.

What does peace look like?

Show us your pictures of peace – your views on happy life. There is an award for the best pictures, which will be shown worldwide.

Your age

You can take part if you are 14 years or younger.

You are 15 years or older? Then enter your pictures to the main section of the Global Peace Photo Award.

Your ideas

What does peace look like? This is a very special question. Everybody has their own ideas about it. Make your positive attitude visible in your pictures. We would love to see how you imagine peaceful life. Share with us your views on a mindful way of living with your friends and family, show us how you connect emotionally with nature.

The prize

The best peace photo of the year – The Children’s Peace Image of the Year – wins 1000 euros. The winner and his or her parents are invited to the award ceremony in Vienna. If a photo group wins, one member of the group and his or her parents are invited to the ceremony.

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The organizer of The Children’s Peace Image of the Year is the Global Peace Photo Award. The award is supported in Germany by Deutsches Kinder- und Jugendfilmzentrum and its German Youth Photo Award (Deutscher Jugendfotopreis).

The honorary chair for The Children’s Peace Image of the Year is human rights activist Waris Dirie.

The Children’s Peace Image of the Year is sponsored by Vienna Insurance Group

The Global Peace Photo Award (formerly the Alfred Fried Photography 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.

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The Global Peace Photo Award is supported by our main sponsor Vienna Insurance Group;
Edition Lammerhuber, Fleming’s Hotels Vienna, Alte Spinnerei, Leica, Berufsfotografen Wien, Megaboard, Cyberlab, European Centre for Press and Media Freedom ECPMF and FOTO objektiv.

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