In a letter sent to World Press Photo on 25 February, the Belgian city of Charleroi’s mayor called on the organization to consider withdrawing the award given to Italian photographer Giovanni Troilo.
Posted on 27 January 2015
World Press Photo is pleased to announce that it has received its annual contribution of EUR 500,000 from the Dutch Postcode Lottery (Nationale Postcode Loterij). For the past eleven years, the Dutch Postcode Lottery’s generous financial support has substantially enhanced World Press Photo’s growth and development.
Posted on 22 August 2014
The fourth security and survival workshop for photojournalists working in high-risk areas, organized by Article 19 and World Press Photo, took place from 22-25 May 2014 in Acapulco Guerrero, Mexico.
Posted on 25 April 2014
At the 2014 Awards Ceremony in Amsterdam's Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ, HRH Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands, World Press Photo's patron, gave the closing speech.
Posted on 07 March 2014
A nominating committee of 121 professional photojournalists and documentary photographers from all over the world have nominated 142 young photographers to be considered for the 2014 Joop Swart Masterclass.
Posted on 18 February 2014
The public response to this year’s World Press Photo of the Year has been overwhelmingly positive and we are proud to support this work of photojournalism...
Posted on 05 February 2014
World Press Photo is pleased to announce it has had its annual contribution of 500,000 euros from the Dutch Postcode Lottery (Nationale Postcode Loterij) renewed.
Posted on 31 January 2014
The third year of Pedro Meyer Foundation's Diploma on Visual Storytelling and New Media kicked off last week with a record number of 72 students. Over the next seven months, these students will experiment with new methods of storytelling guided by eight tutors.
Posted on 09 December 2013
Newly appointed as photo contest secretary for the next five years, David Campbell reflects on his role in the upcoming contests.
Posted on 03 December 2013
Jury chair Gary Knight offers photographers a few tips to keep in mind when preparing to enter this year's photo contest.
Posted on 25 November 2013
In 2011, the Pedro Meyer Foundation (Fundación Pedro Meyer) joined forces with World Press Photo to offer a Diploma on Visual Storytelling and New Media with the aim to improve the production and distribution skills of visual journalists in Mexico and the wider region. Since the start of the partnership, 60 students have completed the diploma course.