Speeches from the 2008 Awards Ceremony

On 27 April, the winning photographers were presented with their awards. At the Awards Ceremony, HRH Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands addressed the audience and talked about his motivation to accept the invitation to become patron of the organization.

World Press Photo chairman Pieter Broertjes' speech looked back at the year's contest and addressed issues affecting the profession of photojournalism today.

In his acceptance speech, Tim Hetherington answered the question what his World Press Photo of the Year means to him.

Click here for the speech of HRH Prince Constantijn.

Click here for the speech of chairman Pieter Broertjes.

Click here for the speech of Tim Hetherington.