Photo exhibit winner announcement

Announcement of winners


“From inequality and vulnerability
to prosperity for all”

Photography exhibition

Winner annoucement

Citizen, amateur, and professional photographers from around the world were invited to showcase trade’s positive impact under the conference theme, “From inequality and vulnerability to prosperity for all”. They could also draw inspiration from the following prompts:

 The human side of trade

 Making trade work for all

 The blue economy and livelihoods

 Making trade part of the climate solution

 Women in trade and development

 The power and influence of the creative economy

 Rebuilding a more equal world

 The digital economy and development

 Sustainable growth and the circular economy

 The plight and potential of small island developing states and least developed countries

The following photographers - coming from 14 countries including Bangladesh, Ethiopia, India, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Nigeria, Mali, the occupied Palestinian territory, Slovenia, South Africa, Switzerland, Uganda, Ukraine, and the United States of America - were selected as winners.

Congratulations to:
#1Avijit Ghosh
#2Eric Ganz
#3Aaed Baker
#4Oleksandr Rupeta
#5Giovanni Valensisi
#6Faith Denje
#7Nicholas Ngugi
#8Amitava Chandra
#9Olaboyede Foluso
#10Mpumelelo Buthelezi
#11S. Nyaber, ITU
#12Molale Kevin Pemba
#13John Moussa Kalapo
#14Sukhomoy Sen
#15Moniruzzaman Sazal
#16Jingquan Shi
#17Charlotte Temple
#18Shubhodeep Roy
#19Hilena Tafesse
#20Dr. Vijaya Kumari Nunna
#21Alibek Ibrayev
#22Alvin Visuals
#23S N Sharma
#24Maja Bednaš
#25Debiprasad Mukherjee
#26Mustafa Shorbaji

Selection and curation

The exhibition is curated by:

Lekgetho Makola

Lekgetho Makola
Chief Executive Officer
Javett Art Centre at the University of Pretoria, South Africa

The selection committee is made up of the curator and:

Ronnie Carrington

Ronnie Carrington

Barbadian photographer

Joumana El Zein Khoury

Joumana El Zein Khoury

Executive Director at World Press Photo

Dona Bertarelli

Dona Bertarelli

UNCTAD Special Adviser for the Blue Economy

Andrew Revkin

Andrew Revkin

Journalist and Director of the Initiative on Communication and Sustainability at The Earth Institute of Columbia University

Pamela Stathakis

Pamela Stathakis

Responsible Network Manager, Fair Picture

Jan Hoffman

Jan Hoffmann

UNCTAD Trade Logistics Branch head and photographer

Henrique Pacini

Henrique Pacini

UNCTAD Economic Affairs Officer and photographer