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United Nations/Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Awards 2015

Deadline:

December 31, 2015

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THE UNITED NATIONS/RANAN LURIE
POLITICAL CARTOON AWARDS

Present the 2015 Awards

These awards are granted for the best political cartoons reflecting the spirit and the principles of the United Nations.

Invite political cartoonists of print publications, electronic media, and on-line media throughout the world to participate in said
Competition for the Year 2015
(No entrance fees required.)

The UNITED NATIONS in its desire to promote the highest standard of excellence in political cartoons depicting the spirit of the United Nations has established this annual political cartoon award given in the international field, and named the award after political cartoonist Ranan Lurie.

We have named this award after Mr. Lurie, as we find that his political cartoons epitomize the high standards that we at the UNITED NATIONS would like to see.

Secretary-General of the United Nations The Honorable Ban Ki-moon

PRIZES

To be awarded in the presence of the Secretary-General of the United Nations,
The Honorable Ban Ki-moon
1st prize - $10,000 and a plaque
2nd prize - $5000 and a plaque
3rd prize - $3000 and a plaque
10 Honorable Mentions in the form of plaques

THE UNITED NATIONS/RANAN LURIE POLITICAL CARTOON AWARDS COMMITTEE

All winning entries will be announced via the worldwide press and on this website..All winners' prizes, either financial and/or plaques, will be sent via U.S. registered mail by January 15, 2016, to the winners.

Rules for Exhibits:

  1. Entries must be submitted in writing and addressed to

THE UNITED NATIONS/RANAN LURIE
POLITICAL CARTOON AWARDS
25 Columbus Circle, Suite 63E
New York, NY 10019

(No phone or fax calls or Emails, please). Entries for awards must be received on or before December 31, 2015, and represent work done from the beginning of September 2014, to the 15th of October 2015, reflecting the importance of human dignity, mutual respect and friendship among nations, as well as economic consideration and environmental responsibilities towards each other. While cartoonists may send in what ever they please, the contest does not encourage maligning member nations or their leaders.

Winning cartoons will be chosen for their high professional standards in art, political analysis of events, projection of events to come, humor, while also reflecting the spirit and principles of the U.N.

        2.  Entries for these awards may be made by any professional individual, and should consist of political cartoons printed in any publication published anywhere, in any language. The entry must consist of reproductions only.The cartoon reproductions will be accepted only as published, with name of publication, language, and date included, accompanied by a newspaper reprint, and translated into English. Exhibits are limited to two cartoons per person. Reproductions must be presented measuring no larger than 8 1/2 x 11 inches. Envelopes larger than 9 x 13 inches will not be opened.

THE COMMITTEE

requires that every entry conform to the stated limits and size before it can be given any jury consideration. All exhibits should include no more than a 75 word biography, a picture of the entrant, and be in English or translated into English.

         3. All materials including prize-winning exhibits become the property of 

THE UNITED NATIONS/RANAN LURIE
POLITICAL CARTOON AWARDS COMMITTEE

and will not be returned. Again: Only copies (not originals!) will be accepted for consideration. All material may be used for promotional purposes, including but not limited to inclusion in special United Nations albums or other albums and exhibits.

        4. The decisions of the judges are final and irrevocable.

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