Application Due Date: November 8, 2019


The Luis Valtueña International Humanitarian Photography Award, given by Médicos del Mundo Spain acknowledges the work of expert photographers who, through their images, knock injustices, oppressions and abuses, or affirm to the circumstances that propitiate them or that battle.

By offering this reward the of the professional photographer and cooperator Luis Valtueña, homage is paid to his memory
which of 3 other working together members of the association who were.
killed in Rwanda (1997) and in Bosnia (1995) when they were bring.
out actions humanitarian

This award likewise wishes to highlight human worths and proof all type of infractions of individuals’s rights. Physicians of the World is strongly dedicated to documentary photography to raise awareness amongst the public and promote social mobilization, in order to add to the removal of the worst of illness: oppression.


Photographers and professional photographers of any citizenship, of legal age and associated to the documentary technique, might get involved.

The employees of Physicians of the World, nor their family members as much as the very first degree of consanguinity will not have the ability to concur to this call. Neither might the members of the jury, nor the technical group straight connected to the Reward, nor their family members to the very first degree of consanguinity.


A special reward will be granted. The winning individual will get a work grant of 6,000 euros
( raw quantity, the matching withholding will be used depending upon.
the citizenship and the circumstance of the recipient) to make an.
thorough report including a minimum of 50 photos and the number of.
pieces of video and/ or audio it thinks about significant, around a few of.
the lines of work of Physicians of the World, having the ability to be performed.
in any of the nations in which the company establishes programs of.
humanitarian action and/ or cooperation to the advancement.

The winner will need to provide his work proposition to Médicos del Mundo in February of 2020,.
which will consist of the focus, description and goals of the.
task, considering the shared interests and the functional.
and security conditions in the possible locations. The proposition will be.
assessed collectively with its author and when the arrangement is formalized,.
the association and the advisory council of the Reward will offer the.
professional photographer with the due accompaniment and assistance for the total.
advancement of their task.

The photographic task need to conclude prior to November 30, 2020
And its author carries out not to release it by any methods prior to the.
private exhibit that will be held to provide the outcome in.
Madrid in January, 2021 This exhibit might distribute through more than one exhibit space.

The winner need to not display, nor release the entire, nor parts of the.
task recognized thanks to the scholarship without the official approval of.
Physicians of the World.

For Additional Information:

See the Authorities Web Page of the 2019 Luis Valtueña International Reward for Humanitarian Photography

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