provisions govern the granting of
THE UNITED NATIONS/RANAN LURIE POLITICAL
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
THE UNITED NATIONS/RANAN LURIE POLITICAL CARTOON
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.
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
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.
The decisions of the
judges are final and irrevocable.