Photo Contest: Terms and Conditions

Photo Challenge Terms and Conditions

About the candidates

All members of the Ignitor Platform are eligible to enter the contest. Members of the Nobel Peace Center or Ignitor staff, Permanent Delegations or National Commissions (either permanent or temporary, current or former), interns, contractors, sponsors, or an immediate family member of any of the foregoing, may participate, but are not eligible to win.

Technical specifications for submitted photos

The photo(s) must be submitted as a high-resolution JPEG (as high as your camera will allow). If you do not have a camera of a high-quality please still submit your photos. You will still be eligible for the winning prize however. The photo must not contain violence, profanity, sex or direct attacks on individuals or organizations. Any entries deemed offensive will be immediately disqualified.

The photo must be an original creation – no copyrighted images may be used.

The participant must certify and warrant that the submitted photo(s) does not violate the rights of a third party or any copyright. The Ignitor Fellowship is not responsible for intellectual property violations that might have resulted through the submissions of photos.

Judging and notification of selected photographers

After the contest closes at 15 May 2022 12:59 pm (UTC+1), qualifying photos will be judged on adherence to the contest challenge through its message clarity, composition and overall presentation. The Ignitor Fellowship will appoint a jury to judge the entries. The jury’s decision is final; the jury may also decide not to select any winning photo(s)  if entries are judged of insufficient quality. Any attempt by a participant to influence the result or subvert the photo competition will lead to immediate disqualification.

The photo selected will be announced in 1 June 2022 and the photographer will be notified by e-mail.

If an entrant is unable to be contacted after reasonable attempts have been made to do so, The Ignitor Fellowship reserves the right to offer the prize to the next best entry.

Rights and ownership

By submitting their photos to the Ignitor Fellowship, participants agree to grant the Ignitor Fellowship free of charge the right to use the photo in any manner and media, including without limitation, the right to publish, adapt, distribute, copy, display or translate in printed or electronic media even if they are not the winning entries.

The Ignitor Fellowship agrees to mention the full name of the chosen contestant when used by the Ignitor Fellowship or Nobel Peace Center.

Participants may be asked to take part in publicity activities.


The Ignitor Fellowship reserves the right to modify or cancel the contest or any of the arrangements, schedules, plans or other items directly or indirectly related to the contest, at any time and for any reason if deems necessary.

The personal information provided to the Ignitor Fellowship by the participants shall only be used for the purposes of this contest. All participants are entitled to access, cancel, oppose and rectify the details about the personal data (such as names, addresses, etc.) contained in the file by sending their request by email to

Participation in the contest in no manner constitutes an endorsement or support by the Ignitor Fellowship or the Nobel Peace Center of the candidates’ views or aims or of any products or services. Candidates shall not advertise or otherwise claim to have obtained any such endorsement or support. The Ignitor Fellowship or the Nobel Peace Center name and logo are the property of the Nobel Peace Center and should not be used in any manner whatsoever without the prior consent of the Nobel Peace Center. The Nobel Peace Center must approve in writing any statement, advertisement, press release or similar communication in any media, relating to candidates participation in the competition.

Contact us:

  • Rockford University
  • Leiden University
  • University of Oslo
  • King’s College London
  • Asian Institute of Technology
  • Western Oregon University
  • University of Edinburgh
  • Columbia University
  • University of Amsterdam
  • Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • The London School of Economics
  • Trinity College Dublin
  • VU Amsterdam
  • Cape Town University
  • TU Delft
  • The Hague University
  • University of Cambridge
  • OsloMet
  • BI Norwegian Business School
  • National Autonomus University of Mexico
  • Brown University
  • Lindenwood University
  • Boston University
  • University of Kent

You can read about our official university partners here.