Agreement & Copyright

The following has been agreed and concluded between the Partnership for Action on Green Economy, and its member agencies (United Nations Environment Programme, the International Labour Organization, the United Nations Development Programme, The United Nations Industrial Development Organization and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research) hereinafter referred to as "PAGE" and the participant of the Photo Contest "Green Economy in Action" hereinafter referred as "the photographer", together with PAGE “the parties”:


1. The photographer will provide to PAGE original support (numeric files in high resolution with a minimum 8 Megapixels) and will undertake to supply the most complete caption possible for each photograph.
2. The photographer declares that the photographs were taken by himself/herself and guarantees that she/he holds all intellectual property rights over the photographs submitted to the exclusion of any other individual or legal entity.
3. The photographer grants the transfer PAGE the perpetual, irrevocable, royalty free and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, represent, broadcast, adapt, modify, publish, distribute, otherwise disseminate the photographs submitted by the photographer pursuant to this agreement, including the right to grant any number of sublicenses to other parties concerning any of the rights included in the license. If and when the PAGE publishes the photographs it will endeavor to ensure that the photographer’s name appears in the following manner: PAGE/ name of the photographer
4. The photographer declares that it has received permission in writing from the subject(s) appearing in the photographs, through a consent form stating that the picture will be submitted to the “Green Economy in Action” photograph contest and agreeing that the images may be used by PAGE as provided for in this Agreement and the competition’s Terms and Conditions. Where the subject(s) in the photographs do not have the capacity to consent on his/her/their own, the photographer declares that this permission has been given and is valid in accordance with applicable laws - e.g. provided by legal representatives authorized to that effect.
5. The photographer shall comply with other Terms and Conditions of the "Green Economy in Action" photograph contest.
6. Nothing in or relating to this Agreement will be deemed a waiver of any privileges and immunities of PAGE.
7. The parties are expected to make every effort to resolve amicably by direct informal negotiations any dispute or controversy arising between them under this Agreement, failing which the matter will be settled by arbitration in accordance with the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules that are in force on the date when the arbitration claim is lodged. Unless otherwise agreed by the parties, the place of arbitration shall be Geneva, Switzerland, and the language of arbitration shall in English. The arbitral tribunal shall consist of a sole arbitrator. The parties agree to be bound by any arbitration award rendered in accordance with this section as the final adjudication of any dispute or controversy.

Copyright
• By entering the contest you agree to grant PAGE a perpetual, irrevocable, royalty free and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, represent, broadcast, adapt, modify, create derivative works, publish, distribute, otherwise disseminate the photographs submitted by the photographer pursuant to this agreement, including the right to grant any number of
sublicenses to other parties concerning any of the rights included in the license;
• Submission of an entry constitutes consent and agreement by the photographer and any person that is recognizable from the photo(s) to a royalty-free, world-wide, perpetual license for PAGE to use, display, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works of the photo(s) or portions of the photo(s) whether or not combined with other images, text and graphics, and cropped, altered or modified, on the internet of any suitable medium for awareness raising,
information sharing, reporting, training and education, editorial, advertising, publicity, marketing, promotional purposes or any such purposes, without any compensation to the photographer;
• PAGE reserves the right to use the photographs in publications such as magazines, reports, calendars, postcards, or any other suitable media;
• If and when PAGE publishes the photographs it will endeavor to ensure that the photographer’s name appears in the following manner: PAGE/ name of the photographer;
• No photos will be returned;
• PAGE may maintain a Library of all photographs submitted for this contest and make them available to any responsible party wishing to use the photographs in a manner approved by PAGE;

The photographer, duly appointed representatives of the parties agrees to the terms and conditions and copyright conditions by completing the Official Entry Form.