Professional and amateur photographers are invited to submit photos illustrating the importance of development of sustainable energy and transportation.
Sponsored by OSCE, citizens of its 56 participating member states from Europe, Central Asia and North America are eligible. Each participant can submit up to three entries.
Lithuania, which holds the 2011 OSCE Chairmanship, is focusing on the promotion of sustainable energy and transport as one of its priorities. Because of this particular interest, Lithuania proposed "promoting common actions and co-operation in the OSCE area in the fields of development of sustainable energy and transport" as a theme.
Topics include renewable energy, innovation and new technologies, international and cross-border cooperation, sustainable vehicles and fuels, environmental protection and more.
An international jury will select two winners in the photo contest, the third place winner will be selected by online voting. The first place winner will travel to Prague for the awards ceremony on as part of the Economic and Environmental Forum in September 2011 and will also receive photography equipment; second and third place winners will also receive photo equipment.