IREX Make a Better World Photo Contest

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Theme: "Make a Better World"


  • Strengthening Democracy & Governance – Photos should explore how citizens mobilize to increase civic engagement, encourage a strong civil society, and address issues related to good governance, conflict, gender, etc. 
  • Youth Leading Change – Photos should explore how youth influence and transform their communities to create lasting change as leaders, entrepreneurs, educators, and advocates of peace. 
  • Expanding Opportunities Through Technology – Photos should explore how technology helps citizens gain access to news, information, and education, while increasing livelihood and economic development.


  • Grand Prize ($500)
  • Best of Category ($250, threetotal)
  • The People’s Choice will be decided by IREX’s fans on Facebook

Winners will be announced no later than August 15, 2014.

Entries are limited to 5 photos per person. Online submission of digital photographs via the website.

Image requirements: jpg or png format saved the highest resolution possible; up to 10 megabytes in file size. Minor adjustments, including spotting, dodging and burning, contrast and slight color adjustment or the digital equivalents, are acceptable.

Judging criteria: Relevance to theme 50%; Photographic quality 25%; Creativity 25%


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