UNICEF-Photo of the Year

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.

Matias Costa

Contry of the lost children

Das Land der verlorenen Kinder. ©Mathias Costas/Panos Pictures
© Mathias Costas/Panos Pictures

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.

2. Preis für Geert van Keesteren, "Aids Waisen in Sambia"

3. Preis für Prakash Singh, "Der Regen fällt nur auf mich"

Ehrenvolle Erwähnung

Honorable Mention 2000
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Honorable Mention 2000
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Honorable Mention 2000
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