Photo Competition - Mongolia


Are you new to photography or already an established photographer? No problem! We want to see your photos!

Here is YOUR opportunity to capture the progress that Mongolia is making towards embracing green lifestyles, green businesses and green jobs.

In a creative and original way your photo(s) should capture green development (different places and conditions) and highlight changes for the better that are taking place in Mongolia today. Issues related to the themes of: green jobs; green infrastructure; sustainable lifestyles; working for the environment; movement towards environmental sustainability, building awareness around green economy, among others, are welcomed.

We are looking for images of:

  • Interesting moments of workers/job seekers working in green economy;
  • Subtle moments that provide insights into peoples’ experiences engaging in green economy activities in Mongolia;
  • Uplifting, enthusiastic, energetic people working to make Mongolia a more environmentally sustainable economy;
  • Contrasting visions of old and new, embodying Mongolia’s shift to more sustainable choices.

You are allowed to submit up to a maximum of 3 photos. Submissions must be in by 12:00 midnight (ULAT/GMT+8) of 4 September 2017 EXTENDED! Competition now closes 8 September 2017! Entries submitted after this date won't be considered.

To enter you must be aged 18 years or older and be a resident in Mongolia.




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How to Submit Your Photo(s)

  • You must upload your digital photos as by completing the Official Entry Form
  • You must fill out and submit the Official Entry Form and agree to the Terms and Conditions and Agreement and Copyright of the photo contest;
  • Each photo should include the following information: Title, date shot, location, caption (maximum 100 words) explaining what the picture portrays
  • Photos must be in .jpeg format, at a high resolution with a minimum of 8 megapixels
  • Digital photo images may be color or black and white, horizontal or vertical format.


A panel of judges will evaluate photos based on:

  • Relevance to the objective of the contest
  • Photo composition/lighting
  • Originality
  • Caption

Prize Details

  • One (1) grand prize winner will receive 1,000,000 MNT cash prize
  • One (2) second prize winner will receive 800,000 MNT cash prize
  • One (3) third prize winner will receive 500,000 MNT cash prize
  • Ten (10)  honorable mention winners will receive a Certificate of Honorable Mention from PAGE and the Mongolian Ministry of Environment & Tourism (MET)


  • The winning photo(s), honourable mention photos and other outstanding photographs will be selected for an online exhibition on the PAGE website, and social media outlets;
  • After judging, all photographers whose work is selected for the on-line exhibition will be notified by 13 September 2017.
  • The winners of the competition will receive an official award from the Partnership for Action on Green Economy and the Ministry of Environment and Tourism, to be presented at a ceremony in the week of 18 September 2017, in Ulaanbaatar.