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Peace & Conflict Photo Competition

Deadline:

June 30, 2015

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Peace & conflict in Caucasus through the lens of young photographers.

Are you a casual or professional photographer? Passionate about photography? Does your photo shows an example of peace building or conflict in your region? Then EuCaSa gives you a chance to let your images speak for you!!!

EuCaSa is Brussels based not-for-profit and non-governmental organization, working towards achieving long-term and sustainable peaceful solutions to potential and ongoing conflicts in the Caucasus region. We aim to have an impact on the behavior of individuals, especially young generations, as well as to help build the conditions needed for lasting peace and democracy. Our proximity to the EU institutions in Brussels provides us with a first hand opportunity to engage EU policy makers who share a common goal with us in ensuring a sustainable peace throughout the Caucasus region.

Motto of the European Caucasus House: Home is a place where people feel free, safe and tolerated in spite of different religion, cultural, sexual background. The European Caucasian House aims to be the safe-hold for those seeking more democratic, peaceful and tolerant societies.

For the Peace & Conflict photo competition, the grand jury of experts will select 1st, 2nd and 3rdprize winners who will receive a certificate and small gift package from our partners.

Also, from all entries we select the 20 best photos, which will be part of our Peace & Conflict open air exhibition in July and will be showcased at a subsequent special event in Brussels. The exact date and place of the open air exhibition will be announced in the coming months.

Looking forward to your submissions!

•The Competition is open to all photographers aged 18 to 30 (please mention if you are casual or professional photographer, because we will be more lenient on technicalities for casuals). If you are less then 18 years old, than you need your parents' or legal guardian's consent.

•You should submit a photo documenting regional frozen conflicts or peace building in your own country.

•The photo must not be older then 1 year.

•All photos submitted must be your own work and under your copyright.

•All photos you submit must not have been published elsewhere or have won a prize in any other photographic competition.

•It is the responsibility of you to ensure that any photos you submit have been taken with the permission of the subject and do not infringe the copyright of any third party or any laws.

•The participants should be from the Caucasus region and nationals of any of the following countries or regions: Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Ukraine and Russia's Northern Caucasus region (Dagestan, Chechnya, North Ossetia. etc.)

•Each applicant may submit up to 3 photos in jpeg format, at the full resolution of your camera, not exceeding 6048x4032 pixels.

Send your picture along with a brief description and subject in the title, your name, address, telephone number, date and location of where the photograph was taken.

Submission deadline 30 June 22:00pm, Brussels time (CEST)

EuCaSa photo competition 2015 in Brussels Terms and Conditions

•1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winners will receive a certificate and a small gift from our partners.

• Proof of citizenship and age will be required from all winners.

•The winners will be contacted by email within 7 working days of the winner being selected. Make sure to visit our website www.eucasa.org or Facebook page to see who has won.

•Apply under the link below: (Please fill out the form which is only in English):bit.ly/1J1JDda

Submission deadline 30 June 22:00pm, Brussels time

Usage:

By entering your image, you grant EuCaSa the non-exclusive right to reproduce it for any purpose at any time in any social media with attribution. For example, we may use your images in online articles on our website, for exhibitions, upcoming events, promoting EuCaSa’s programmes and mission, or any other non/commercial communication or on social networks. Artists grant the use of their image as stated without further contact or compensation from our organisation.

Such publicity may include without limitation the entrant’s submission and, with the freely given and informed consent of the entrants, their name, location, artistic materials and/or text, biographical information provided by the entrants/winners and/or any statement made by them concerning the competition and/or the prizes. Entrants acknowledge that any or all such elements may be required to be used by EuCaSa in any and all media in perpetuity. EuCaSa shall have no obligation to include an entrant in any publicity whatsoever.

Submission deadline 30 June 22:00pm, Brussels time (CEST)

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