UNICEF Photo of the Year 2000
Each year, 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. Here are the winners 2000.
Contry of the lost children
The portrait of a street child in the Rwandan capital city of Kigali as a metaphor for the continuous violence and war in Africa. The photographer Matias Costa (Spain) received the First Prize which is awarded for the first time by UNICEF Germany.
The photo makes the open wounds in the body and the soul of the boy visible", justifies the jury.