Banner Photo contest "My future without discrimination" #PGG4citizens

What do “equality”“non-discrimination”, “diversity”“living together”, “inclusion of minorities”“gender equality” mean to you and your country?

This is the theme of the virtual exhibition "My future wihout discrimination", organised in the framework of the EU/CoE Partnership for Good Governance Programme.

The following nine pictures, taken in the Eastern Partnership countries, have been selected by a jury composed of high-level representatives of the Council of Europe and the European Union.

Winner photo - First prize

Zaqaria Chelidze, Georgia 

"Life. Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean. I don't care about your gender, race, religion, education, financial status, etc. - just be a decent human being!"

Winner photo - Second prize

Vasilos Alexandru, Republic of Moldova 

"The COVID-19 has exposed and magnified discrimination, marginalisation, stigma, intolerance, verbal abuse, exclusion, insecurity, shock, misinformation, death threats, self-destruction, depression, lack of income and solidarity on a wide scale...
It’s humanity versus Covid-19, but not vice versa!"

Winner photo - Third prize

Shafa Aghazada, Azerbaijan 

"I cannot image a world where everything is the same colour. It is enough if our souls are the same."

Winner photo - Fourth prize

Pablo Varela Cuervas-Mons, Georgia 

"New roles, new references. A generation breaking gender stereotypes.
Tbilisi skate park."

Winner photo - Fifth prize

Ecaterina Mascautan, Republic of Moldova 

"You are what you eat and what you read. Read and recommend books that change mindsets. This is the key to achieving gender equality."

Nominee photo

Zaqaria Chelidze, Georgia 

"The day may be approaching when the whole world will recognize woman as the equal of man"

Nominee photo

Galina Saltanovscaia, Republic of Moldova 

"Stop poverty, stop child labour. Stop gypsy discrimination"

Nominee photo

İzzət Bağırov Bayramgulu, Azerbaijan 

"The photo belongs to the village of Khinalig, considered one of the highest points in Europe. The use of alternative farms is expanding." 

Nominee photo

Olga Vesnianka, Ukraine 

"In #crimeantatar #cafe #coffee in #Kyiv #Ukraine #diversity #PGG4Citizens"