Award 2017

Peace & Development

Brennan O’Connor, winner of 2017 Award

The jury of this sixth edition has awarded Canadian photojournalist Brennan O’Connor, for his work in Burma : “Peace and development”. The report For over six decades fighting between the Burma Army and ethnic minorities has fractured the Southeast Asian nation. In 2011, reforms initiated by a quasi-civilian government that replaced the military dictatorship have


Lucas Dolega Award 2017: 6th Edition

The sixth edition of the Lucas Dolega Award is now launched! From September 12th to October 30th 2016, we’re waiting for your reports. This year, we will be able to receive reports only by internet. The Lucas Dolega Award is open to all professional freelance photographers, without age or country restrictions. The participation is free.

Award History

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In Tunis, on January 17th 2011, the photographer Lucas Dolega left us, while covering the ‘Jasmine Revolution’. In order to pay tribute to Lucas, and through him, to all the photojournalists who risk their lives for the freedom of information, his family, friends and close relations decided to create the Association Lucas Dolega, and to launch an Award.

This award is intended for freelance professional photographers. Its aim is to support and accompany them and their work, done in risky zones and under difficult conditions to ensure a free and independant information.
The award is meant to reward a photographer who, through his or her personal commitment, involvement in the field, as well as the quality of his or her work, will have been able to testify to his or her attachment to the freedom of information.