UAE SDG Photography Award 2019


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|UAE SDG Photography


The UAE Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Photography Award 2019 is organized by UAE National Committee on SDGs, in collaborations with the Hamdan bin Mohammad Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA).

Last date of entry

31st July 2019

Who may participant

The UAE SDG Photography Award open to all amateur and professional photographers from around the United Arab Emirates and around the world aged eighteen (18) years or over at the time of the Submission(s).


United Arab Emirates and International.


The UAE SDG Photography Award recognizes the immense power of images, to helping us raise awareness as a globally community reach the goals of a better world in unique way. The award was created to use a visual medium towards advancing awareness, and achievement of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The UAE SDG Photography competition has 5 categories:

  • People: SDGs related to People are-
    1. SDG 1 – No Poverty
    2. SDG 2 – Zero Hunger
    3. SDG 3 – Good Health and Wellbeing
    4. SDG 4 – Quality Education
    5. SDG 5 – Gender Equality
  • Planet: SDGs related to Planet are:
    1. SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
    2. SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
    3. SDG 13 - Climate Change
    4. SDG 14 - Life below Water
    5. SDG 15 -Life on Land
  • Prosperity: SDGs related to Prosperity are-
    1. SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
    2. SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
    3. SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
    4. SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
    5. SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • Peace: The SDG related to Peace-
    1. SDG 16 – Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • Partnerships: The SDG related to Partnerships-
    1. SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Competition Rules

  • Entrans Photo submit up to one (1) in each category,
  • Portfolio category (People) submit between 5 – 10 Photo(s),
  • Entrans Photo must be in JPEG file format,
  • Minimum 5 MB in size,
  • Phots minimum of the longest edge should be no less than 2000 pixel,
  • The photo quality no less than 300dpi,

Entry Process

Hipa UAE SDG Photo Award Register.

Hipa photo awards Rules.


Category Prize Money
People $5,000
Planet $5,000
Prosperity $5,000
Peace $5,000
Partnerships $5,000

Entry fees

This UAE SDGs Photography Award is FREE to enter.

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Visit Official Website to learn more about the competition and submitted rules.