THE UNITED NATIONS CORRESPONDENTS ASSOCIATION RANAN LURIE POLITICAL CARTOON AWARD AND THE UNITED NATIONS SOCIETY OF WRITERS & ARTISTS RANAN LURIE POLITICAL CARTOON AWARD for 2010 Invite political cartoonists of publications throughout the world to participate in THE RANAN LURIE POLITICAL CARTOON AWARD Competition For the Year 2010
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The prizes are to be announced on December 15, 2010, and will be granted at The United Nations, New York. Thirteen (13) prizes will be granted in the presence of the Secretary General of the U.N., the Honorable Ban Ki-moon.
First prize, of $10,000.00 and a plaque, will be presented by Dr. Elie Wiesel, Nobel Laureate, Chairman of the Judging Committee.
Second prize, of $5,000.00 and a plaque, will be presented by Giampaolo Pioli, President of the United Nations Correspondents Association.
Third prize, of $3,000.00 and a plaque, will be awarded.
Ten (10) honorable mentions, in the form of plaques, will be declared by Giampaolo Pioli, President of UNCA.
All winning entries will be announced via the worldwide press.
Rules for Exhibits:
1. Entries must be submitted in writing and addressed to
THE UNITED NATIONS RANAN LURIE POLITICAL CARTOON AWARD,
25 Columbus Circle, Suite 63E, New York, NY, 10019, USA
Entries for awards must be received on or before November 1, 2010, to cover work done in the year 2009/10, reflecting the importance of human dignity, mutual respect and friendship among nations, as well as economic consideration and environmental responsibilities towards each other. While cartoonists may send in what ever they please, the contest does not encourage maligning member nations or their leaders.Winning cartoons will be chosen for their ability to enhance, explain and even help direct the spirit and principles of the U.N.
2. Entries for these awards may be made by any professional individual, and should consist of political cartoons printed in any publication published anywhere, in any language. The entry must consist of a reproduction (only reproductions will be accepted!) of the cartoons, as published, with name of publication, language, and date included, accompanied by a newspaper reprint, and translated into English. Exhibits are limited to two cartoons per person. Reproductions must be presented measuring no larger than 9 x 12 inches. THE COMMITTEE requires that every entry conform to the stated limits and size before it can be given jury consideration. All exhibits should include a biography and picture of entrant, and be in English.
3. All materials including prize-winning exhibits become the property of THE UNITED NATIONS RANAN LURIE POLITICAL CARTOON AWARD COMMITTEE and will not be returned. Only copies (not originals!) will be accepted for consideration. All material may be used for promotional purposes, including but not limited to inclusion in a special United Nations albums and exhibits. The decisions of the judges are final and irrevocable.