The following provisions govern the granting of
THE UNITED NATIONS/RANAN LURIE POLITICAL CARTOON AWARDS
The names of the winners of our thirteen prizes will be published on December 15, 2017, on this web site, together with their winning cartoons:
First prize, of us$10,000 and a plaque.
Second prize, of us$5,000 and a plaque.
Third prize, of us$3,000 and a plaque.
Ten honorable mention plaques granted by
THE UNITED NATIONS/RANAN LURIE POLITICAL CARTOON AWARDS COMMITTEE
All winning entries will be announced via the worldwide press and on this website on December 15, 2017. All winners' prizes, either financial and/or plaques, will be sent via U.S. registered mail by December 31, 2017, to the winners.
Rules for Exhibits:
Entries must be submitted in writing and addressed to
THE UNITED NATIONS/RANAN LURIE
POLITICAL CARTOON AWARDS
25 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 10019
(No phone or fax calls or Emails, please). Entries for awards must be received
on or before November 15, 2017, and represent work done from the beginning of September 2016, to the 15th of October 2017,
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.
Winning cartoons will be chosen for their high professional standards in art, political analysis of events, projection of events to come, humor, while also reflecting the spirit and principles of the U.N.
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
reproductions only. The cartoon reproductions will be accepted only 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 8,5 x 11 inches. Envelopes larger than 8,5 x 11,5 inches and that are thicker than one eighth of one inch will not be opened, and their entries shall not participate in the competition.
The entries should be sent in soft envelopes, easy to open.
The Committee requires that all entries conform to the stated limits and sizes
before it can be given any jury consideration. All exhibits should include a biography of no more than 75 words long, be written in clear English, and a picture
of the entrant.
All materials including prize-winning exhibits become
the property of
THE UNITED NATIONS/RANAN LURIE
POLITICAL CARTOON AWARDS COMMITTEE
and will not be returned. Again: Only copies
(not originals!) will be
accepted for consideration. All material may be used for promotional purposes,
including but not limited to inclusion in special United Nations
albums or any other albums and/or exhibits.
Our obligation is fulfilled upon the mailing of the plaques and/or valid checks to the award winners. Checks must be cashed within three months of mailing, after which time the checks will become null and void. The Committee will not be responsible for banking procedures and limitations of any country, or negligence that may create obstacles in cashing the check.
decisions of the judges are final and irrevocable.