UNICEF Photo of the Year Winner Antonio Aragón Renuncio

UNICEF PHOTO OF THE YEAR

Each year since 2000, UNICEF Germany has awarded the “UNICEF Photo of the Year Award” to photos and photo series that best depict the personality and living conditions of children worldwide in an outstanding manner.

Photographer Antonio Aragón Renuncio wins with his picture of a boy from Togo the competition in 2018.

  

An independent jury decides upon the winner.

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OVERVIEW WINNERS 2000-2017

2017: Muhammed Muheisen

"The face of a tormented childhood"

Portrait of the Syrian girl Zahra, who lives in a refugee camp in Jordan


2016: Arez Ghaderi

"Defending the right to smile"

Photo report on children in a provisional tent village in northeastern Iran


2015: Georgi Licovski

"Utter despair"

Photo report on refugees and migrated children at the Greek-Macedonian border


2014: Insa Hagemann & Stefan Finger

"Wanna have love!?"

Photo report on the consequences of sex tourism and fatherless children in the Philippines
  

2013: Niclas Hammarström

"Syria’s forgotten child victims“

Photo report on war crimes against children in crisis-stricken Syria


2012: Alessio Romenzi

"Children between the lines"

Photo report on children’s situation in civil war-torn Syria


2011: Kai Löffelbein

"Waste export to Africa"

Photo report on children recycling German toxic waste in Ghana


2010: Ed Kashi

"The legacy of war"

Photo report on the next generation of the Vietnam War


2009: Johan Bävman

"Deadly superstition"

Photo report on the situation of Albino Children in Tanzania


2008: Alice Smeets

"Surviving in Haiti"

Portrait of a girl in the biggest slum of Haiti


2007: Stephanie Sinclair

"Child brides"

Photo report on child marriage in Afghanistan, Nepal and Ethiopia


2006: Jan Grarup

"The Kashmir Earthquake"

Portrait of a five years old girl after the devasting earthquake in Pakistan 2005


2005: David Gillanders

"Street children in Odessa"

Photo report on street children and the spread of HIV in Eastern Europe/Ukraine


2004: Marcus Bleasdale

"Darfur in Flame"

Portrait of a girl who was expelled from her home in Sudan


2003: Don Bartletti

"Bound to El Norte"

Photo report on the situation of refugee and migrant children in Central America


2002: Jan Grarup

"Forgotten Refugees of the World"

Photo report on refugee children of the civil war-torn Liberia


2001: Meredith Davenport

"Siviani on the sofa"

Photo report on the effects of pesticides on children in Costa Rica


2000: Matias Costa

"Country of the lost children"

Photo report on the orphans of war in Ruanda