UNICEF PHOTO OF THE YEAR

Each year since 2000, UNICEF Germany grants 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.

An independent jury decides upon the winner.
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UNICEF-Foto des Jahres: Georgi Licovski

AWARD WINNER 2015

Macedonian Photographer Georgi Licovski wins the competition in 2015 with his reportage about refugees in Greece.

Award Winner 2015

UNICEF-Foto des Jahres 2014: Die Preisträger

AWARD WINNERS 2014

German Photographers Insa Hagemann and Stefan Finger are the winners of the "UNICEF Photo of the Year Award" in 2014.

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Niclas Hammarström UNICEF Photo of the Year 2013

AWARD WINNER 2013

Swedish Photographer Niclas Hammarström is honored for his photo series on the life of children in the war-torn Syrian town of Aleppo.

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UNICEF-Foto des Jahres 2012: Sieger Alessio Romenzi ©Julia Zimmerman

AWARD WINNER 2012

Italian Photographer Alessio Romenzi is the winner of the award in 2012 with his series about children affected by the Syrian civil war.

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Kai Löffelbein, UNICEF Photo of the Year 2011

AWARD WINNER 2011

German Photographer Kai Löffelbein wins the award in 2011. His pictures show children in Ghana recycling German toxic waste.

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Ed Kashi, UNICEF Photo of the Year 2010

AWARD WINNER 2010

With his photo series "Vietnam: The legacy of war" photographer Ed Kashi has won the the "UNICEF Photo of the Year Award" in 2010.

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UNICEF Foto des Jahres 2009: Johan Bävman

AWARD WINNER 2009

Swedish Photographer Johan Bävman is honored for his photo series on the life of albino-children in Tansania

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FORMER AWARD WINNERS

Since 2000 renowned photographers from all over the world have taken part in the contest UNICEF Photo of the Year. 

Award Winners 2000-2008