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Luis Valtueña International Humanitarian Photography Award 2019 (Up to 6,000 Euros)

Luis Valtueña International Humanitarian Photography Award 2019 (Up to 6,000 Euros)

Country: Spain
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The Luis Valtueña International Humanitarian Photography Award, granted by Médicos del Mundo Spain. Further, it recognizes the work of professional photographers who, through their images. Also,  denounce inequities, injustices, and abuses, or testify to the situations that propitiate them or that fight.

Moreover, By giving this prize the proper name of the photographer and cooperator Luis Valtueña. Tribute is  to his memory and that of three other cooperating members of the association who were murdered in Rwanda (1997). Also, in Bosnia (1995) when they were carrying out actions humanitarian

Further, This award also wants to highlight human values and evidence of all kinds of violations of people’s rights. Doctors of the World is firmly positive to documentary photography to raise awareness. Which is among the general public and promote social mobilization, in order to contribute to the eradication of the worst of diseases: injustice.


  • The winning person will receive a work grant of 6,000 Euros (raw amount, the corresponding withholding. Further,  will be depending on the nationality and the situation of the beneficiary) to make an in-depth report consisting of at least 50 photographs. Also, how many pieces of video and/or audio it considers pertinent, around some of the lines of work of Doctors of the World. Who is being to be carried out in any of the countries in which the organization develops programs.  Also,  humanitarian action and/or cooperation to the development.

The winner will have to present his work proposal to Médicos del Mundo in February of 2020. Further,  which will include the focus, description, and objectives of the project, taking into account the mutual interests. The operational and safety conditions in the possible destinations. The proposal will be joint with its author and once the agreement formalizes, the association.


  • Photographers and photographers of any nationality, of legal age and related to the documentary approach, may participate;
  • The workers of Doctors of the World, nor their relatives up to the first degree of consanguinity will be able to concur to this call. Neither may the members of the jury, nor the technical team directly linked to the Prize, nor their relatives to the first degree of consanguinity;
  • The photographic project must conclude before November 30, 2020. This exhibition may circulate through more than one exhibition room.


Type of Opportunity Competitions and Awards
Deadline08 November,2019
Open toAll
OrganizerMédicos del Mundo Spain
Contact the organizer [email protected]



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