2017 International UNDP Photo Contest for Worldwide Photographers


Entries are currently been accepted for the Professional and amateur photo contest for photographers from all over the world,This contest is  dedicated to climate change and protection of ozone layer, which will be held from July 10 to September 11, 2017.All applicants are to read through the contest details carefully and also ensure that the comply with the eligibility criteria as listed.

What to Do?

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

To participate, it is necessary to fill out the application form and send it together with a photo to info-at-envcontest.uz until August 15, 2017. Simultaneous participation in two categories of the contest (by one photo for each category) is allowed.

What do we expect?

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.

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 exceed 100;
  • Online voting on the website info-at-envcontest.uz
  • 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 www.envcontest.uz.

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

Prizes and Certificates:

There will be 6 winners, who will receive prizes. The prizes are the following:

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, one winner in the special nomination of “Women and Ozone Layer” will receive a prize prepared by the UNDP Istanbul Regional Hub for Europe and the CIS.

Authors of the 20 best photos will receive international certificates by the organizers of the contest.


September 11, 2017

Application Form

Scholarship Link

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