The World Organisation for Animal Healh (OIE) launches today its third annual photo competition, on the dedicated website: www.oiephotocompetition.com.
Paris, 15 February 2017 - The OIE has brought its major mission, improving animal health and welfare in a photo competition, whose aim is to visually and creatively show the crucial importance of the work done to protect animal health and welfare worldwide through the implementation of OIE International Standards, the crucial link between animal health and welfare as well as the significance of these latter elements to face the challenges of the future, and preserve human health and ecosystems.
The winners of the 2017 OIE PHOTO COMPETITION will therefore be the photographers who best illustrate, both from an artistic and a descriptive point of view, the work carried out by animal health and welfare players, in particular by Veterinary services both in their public and private components, to protect animal health and promote animal welfare worldwide in the context of the OIE Standards’ implementation, thus ensuring public health.
Photos should highlight the human/animal interactions that typify the activities of animal health and welfare professionals under the following themes:
Complimentary cheques will be awarded during the Opening Ceremony of the 85th OIE General Session on Sunday 21 May 2017.
1. OIE Global Network
Each prizewinner will receive the sum of €1,000.
A winner will be chosen from each region in the OIE Global Network.
2. Veterinary Students Award
Each prizewinner will receive the sum of €500.
A winner will be chosen from the entries submitted by all veterinary students from each OIE region:
2017 OIE PHOTO COMPETITION
Dr Monique ÉLOIT
Dr Botlhe Michael
President of the OIE World Assembly of Delegates
Veterinarian and press
Are you at least 18 years of age, part of the OIE network OR a student above 18 years of age studying in a faculty of veterinary medicine? If so, you can enter – just follow these steps:
Complimentary cheques will be awarded during the Opening Ceremony of the 85th OIE General Session on Sunday, 21 May 2017.
The results will be announced on the photo competition website www.oiephotocompetition.com on 19 May 2017. Winners will be notified in advance by email.
For further information, contact the OIE Communication Unit at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following are considered to be members of the OIE network and eligible to enter the 2017 OIE Photo Competition:
This year, in a bid to foster cooperation between the OIE and its more than 70 global partner organisations, the photo competition is opening to employees of organisations with whom the OIE has a cooperation agreement.
The following are the requirements for students to be eligible to enter the 2017 OIE Photo Competition:
The photos entered by participants must have the following technical characteristics:
*Staff from the OIE Headquarters and regions may not enter the competition. Read the rules for more information.