EU GCCA+ Indian Ocean: Regional photo contest 19 August 2021




The EU GCCA+ programme in the Indian Ocean is launching a regional photo contest “Islands facing climate change: challenges, impacts and solutions” in the light of the COP26 on climate. This regional photo contest aims at raising awareness of the effects of climate change in the islands. It also intends to highlight the local solutions implemented by communities, civil society or public actors.

How does it work?

To participate, you have to submit a strong, original photo, telling a story and complying with the given themes. All technical criteria and guidelines are detailed in the rules.

Who can participate?

This competition is open to amateur or experienced photographers, residents or citizens of one of the following countries Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles, Zanzibar.

For those aged 18 and over, two categories are open:

  1. The visible or felt effects of climate change on the environment
  2. Adaptation or mitigation solutions

For people aged 12 to 17, the theme is: Islands facing climate change.

Deadline for submission is Thursday 19 August 2021, coinciding with World Photography Day.

The EU GCCA+ programme in the region is implemented by the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC), in collaboration with the OACP