Announcement of the award winners of the 2nd “SDGs / AFPWAA STUDENT WORKSHOP” for junior & senior high school and university students

SDGs・AFPWAA Student Workshop

The 2nd task ” ZERO HUNGER “

AFP World Academic Archive (AFPWAA) is a service that provides Japanese educational institutions with a database of news photos, video images, etc. distributed by AFP News Agency in France.

  AFPWAA is holding a workshop this year in support of the SDGs (17 goals and 169 targets for sustainable development) adopted at the United Nations General Assembly in September 2015.

Each elementary, junior and senior high school student who participates in the workshop selects a news photo according to the SDGs goals that will be assigned to the subject, and creates a work with a Japanese title and commentary.

AFPWAA Official “Instagram” (Delivering all entries)

-Announcement of the 2nd Award-
winning works and general comments

2nd SDGs Point Laboratory Award (Supplementary prize: United Nations SDGs pin badge)

“Water shortage and tears”

Achol Ri, a 1.5-year-old chid with severe malnutrition, cries after being attended, on May 30, 2017, at the clinic run by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Aweil, Northern Bahr al Ghazal, South Sudan. – An estimated 63 per cent of the population in Northern Bahr al Ghazal is experiencing severe food insecurity, according to the latest Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) report. The situation is particularly bad in Aweil West and Aweil South counties, where the exhaustion of household food stocks and growing dependence on financially inaccessible markets have left the population facing Emergency levels of food insecurity. (Photo by Albert GONZALEZ FARRAN / AFP)

[Work] Reason for choosing photo


[ Ito Daisuke @ Seiryo High School]

Judge Tomio Yanagisawa (President of Round Table Com, Inc.)

The issue of hunger has been read in the hearts of Sudanese children in the southern Sahara desert. The experience of reading and writing from a single photograph that life born in a completely different environment and our life have the same value is painful, and it is a trigger for reconsidering our code of conduct. I wonder if it has become.

Honorable mention

“Tomorrow’s light for people around the world”

Displaced Iraqis gather to get food distribution at a refugee camp in Qayyarah south of Mosul, on October 29, 2016. – Iraqi paramilitary forces launched an operation to cut the Islamic State group’s supply lines between its Mosul bastion and neighbouring Syria, opening a new front in the nearly two-week-old offensive. (Photo by BULENT KILIC / AFP)

[Work] Reason for choosing photo


[Kotone Midorikawa @ Nihon University Tohoku High School]

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