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Pedro Meyer Foundation offers Diploma on Visual Storytelling and New Media

In 2011, World Press Photo joined forces with the Pedro Meyer Foundation (Fundacion Pedro Meyer, FPM) in Mexico to improve production and distribution skills of visual journalists.

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Samuel Aranda returns to Yemen

When Samuel Aranda's photograph was announced as the World Press Photo of the Year 2011 on 10 February, the identities of the two figures depicted in his photo were unknown.

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Security training with Article 19 Mexico

In 2011, World Press Photo joined forces with Article 19 in Mexico to strengthen the knowledge and skills of visual journalists in Mexico with regards to security issues.

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Preparing for the judging

Have you ever wondered what happens to a photograph or multimedia production after it has been submitted to the contest? Read an interview with contest coordinators Micha Bruinvels and Anna Lena Mehr, and with the coordinator of the registration process, Emily Bates, for a behind-the-scenes look at how we prepare the entries for the judging.

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Visiting the exhibition in Barcelona, Spain

A short film about the exhibition at the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona.

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Investec to sponsor the exhibition in London

The 2011 World Press Photo exhibition in London has a new sponsor helping to bring the award-winning images to the United Kingdom’s capital city. Investec, an international specialist bank and asset manager, will sponsor the exhibition, which opens to the public on 11 November.

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Enter 15

The fifteenth and final edition of Enter in its current form is now online.

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Training of the Trainers

World Press Photo held a practical training in July for eight tutors, which aimed to strengthen their didactic skills and prepare them for activity-based teaching.

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Exhibition opening in New York

On 4 August, the 2011 World Press Photo exhibition opened at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

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Awards Ceremony speech, HRH Prince Constantijn

At the 2011 Awards Ceremony in Amsterdam's Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ, HRH, Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands, World Press Photo's patron, gave the closing speech in which he remembered Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros. Our patron also reflected on how fast the news moves on and that this why reportage is such an essential part of photojournalism.

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