Humanizing Development

A photo gallery will to be permanently located at IPC-IG office and open for public visitation. A series of photo exhibitions will also be organized in several cities around the world. Everyone can and is strongly encouraged to participate in this global effort and contribute with a photograph. Join us now in showing development through a different lens! Let’s promote and share successful development initiatives!


The themes

This campaign will enable people to contribute photographs related to a wide array of development situations, such as:


  • Overcoming poverty, social exclusion and marginalisation.
  • Enlarging people’s choices and supporting local development initiatives.
  • Promoting self-esteem, confidence and hope.
  • Building a brighter future and advancing human capacities.
  • Fighting deprivation and expanding access to food, water, sanitation, education and health services for the poor.
  • Eliminating gender inequalities in the labour market.
  • Empowering women.
  • Fighting discrimination, domestic violence, abuse and exploitation.
  • Eliminating child labour and promoting decent work opportunities.
  • Expanding access to education and improving its quality and social inclusiveness through innovative approaches.
  • Innovative initiatives on local development, enhancing the participation of communities in decision processes.
  • Enhancing women’s potential and participation in development processes.
  • Promoting women’s leadership and equal opportunity to develop talents.
  • Building democratic governance and developing institutions and processes that are more responsive to the needs of ordinary citizens, including the poor. Alleviating exclusion, suffering, injustice and waste caused by corruption.
  • Empowering citizens to combat the destructive influence of corruption, entrenched networks and abuse of power.
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