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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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Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros killed in Libya

We are shocked and devastated by the news of the deaths of photojournalists Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros yesterday in a mortar attack in Misrata while covering the conflict in Libya.

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TNT competition for amateur photographers begins

Corporate sponsor TNT is organizing a competition for amateur photographers in the Netherlands in cooperation with World Press Photo.

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Maurice Lacroix official watch partner of World Press Photo Awards Ceremony

A three-year partnership between Maurice Lacroix and World Press Photo includes the sponsorship of the Awards Ceremony, the Follow Your Convictions grant and watches for the first prize winners of each category.

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Canon supports the Joop Swart Masterclass

An interview with Thijs Ekelshot, European Brand & Sponsorship Manager, Canon EMEA, discussing Canon's support of the annual Joop Swart Masterclass.

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Hekayat: Picture stories from the Middle East book launch

The launch of the publication Hekayat: Picture stories from the Middle East was a chance to reflect on the aim of the workshop for photographers in the Middle East and North Africa and the context in which it took place.

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TNT continues its sponsorship of the exhibition in Brussels

An interview with Robin Boon, Group Director Corporate Relations at TNT, on the occasion of the TNT sponsorship and organization of the exhibition in Brussels for the fourth consecutive year.

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Connect with World Press Photo

You can now stay updated with the latest World Press Photo news and events on Facebook and Twitter.

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Enter 14

Issue 14 features insights on educational activities and five galleries of photography representing the widest geographical spread ever.

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