Due Date: July 31, 2019

Entries are welcomed for the UAE Sustainable Advancement Goals (SDG) Photography Award 2019 The UAE SDG Photography Award acknowledges the tremendous power of images, to assisting us raise awareness as an internationally neighborhood reach the objectives of a much better world in special method. The award was produced to utilize a visual medium towards advancing awareness, and accomplishment of the 17 Sustainable Advancement Objectives (SDGs).

The UAE National Committee on SDGs, in cooperations with the Hamdan bin Mohammad Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA), welcomes all amateur and expert photographers from around the United Arab Emirates and all over the world, to display their portfolios in the UAE’s SDG Photography Award. The classifications are Individuals, World, Success, Peace and Collaborations.


Cash prize for finest Portfolio/Photo Per Classification are as follows:

  • Individuals $5,000
  • World $5,000
  • Success $5,000
  • Peace $5,000
  • Collaborations $5,000

Publication: 170 chosen portfolios and image will be released in a book and revealed at the World Federal Government Top– SDGs in Action, Dubai, UAE, in February 2020.


  • Open to amateur and expert photographers from around the United Arab Emirates and all over the world;-LRB- **************).
  • Individuals need to be people aged eighteen (18) years or over at the time of the Submission( s).

Entry Requirements

  • You might send approximately one (1) image in each appropriate classification of the Competitors, other than the Portfolio classification (Individuals) where you can send in between 5– 10 Picture( s); You need to offer a title and description for each Picture sent and a description for the set of pictures in the Portfolio classification.
  • The exact same image need to not be sent in more than one (1) classification. Any Picture sent in more than one (1) classification will be disposed of from the Competitors.
  • Sent Picture should remain in JPEG format, with high quality and resolution, of a minimum 5 MB in size, the minimum of the longest edge ought to be no less than 2000 pixel and the quality no less than 300 dpi. And to be appropriate for publication.
  • You are kindly asked for to publish the initial Picture( s) ( RAW) or the Picture( s) with no modifying on the time of sending the Picture( s) to the Competitors.
  • For the Portfolio classification, you are asked for to send a series of Picture( s) on the exact same subject. The variety of allowed Picture( s) is the minimum of 5 and optimum of 10 Picture( s).
  • All sent Picture (s ( need to not consist of any tag( s), signature( s), preliminary( s), frame, border( s), logo design( s) or any other recommendations and/or marks included by the Individual. Standard technical modifying of thePhoto( s) is appropriate, supplied any such modifying does not impact the credibility and/or reliability of the Picture( s). Advanced modifying utilized to develop impressions, deceptiveness and/or adjustments; consisting of compositing and imaginative retouching of the Picture( s) is forbidden. UAE SDGS PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD protects the right to evaluate and dispose of from the competitors any sent Picture( s) considered, at UAE SDGS PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD’s own discretion, contrary to the foregoing.
  • Picture( s) that represent or otherwise consist of improper and/or offending contents, consisting of nudity, violence and/or any other contents considered to be contrary to the UAE spiritual, cultural and/or public morals customs and practices will be disqualified.
  • Picture( s) ( that have actually won any previous award( s), whether in any UAE SDGS PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD prior competitors( s), or in any other competitors( s) whatsoever and revealed prior to July 31 2019, and/or Picture( s) that have actually been formerly utilized, or are planned to be utilized, for any sort of industrial functions, need to not be sent. Any Picture( s) sent in contrary to the foregoing will be immediately and without additional notification disqualified from the whole Competitors.

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