The Shortlist: Humanitarian / Global

Browse the shortlisted pieces in our Humanitarian / Global category, for graphics on human welfare, aid, charity/NGOs, global issues & disasters.


How a Melting Arctic Changes Everything

By Bloomberg Graphics - Eric Roston & Blacki Migliozzi


21st - Century Exodus

By Valerio Pellegrini


Those Who Did Not Cross

By Levi Westerveld


World Happiness

By Esri Story Maps - John Nelson


The Shadow Peace - The Nuclear Threat

By Andy Dolllerson


Global Gender Gap Report Browser

By World Economic Forum, Two-N


The Stories Behind A Line

By Federica Fragapane, Alex Piacenti


Cats without a home

By Russell Spangler


Making the Connection; Africa Online

By Audree Lapierre, Wim Bruyninckx, Chloe-Eve Levasseur, Cathryn Griffiths


The Point Of No Return - How the world is adapting to climate change

By Valeria Aufiero, Andrea Benedetti, Alessia Bissolotti, Simone Costagliola, Beatrice Gobbo


Data Africa

By Datawheel collaborating with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) & USAID


Mapping Global Refugee Movements

By Regula Beltran, Sven Cornehls, Fabrizio Gilardi, Robin Gut, Pascal Scheiwiler, Lisa Stepanski


Viz for Social Good

By Chloe Tseng


World Poverty Clock

By World Data Lab


:: See the full 2017 Shortlist


Discover each category...

Arts, entertainment & pop culture

Current affairs & politics

Environments & maps

Humanitarian / global

People, language & identity

Science & technology

Sports, games & leisure



...and vote for your favourite

  • Hit the grey "VOTE" button on the right
  • You can only vote once in each category
  • once you’ve voted that’s it - you can't change your mind
  • voting closes Fri 27 Oct 11.59pm PST 

The public vote gets added to the decisions from our 20+ panel of expert judges. Each category has three prizes - gold, ($1,000), silver ($500) and bronze ($250) - plus numerous special awards. All winners receive a trophy.


I'm shortlisted - what happens next?

Share your entry with your social media contacts and encourage them to vote, adding the hashtag #iibawards. If you mention our Twitter (@infobeautyaward) and Facebook we'll try to RT and share as much as we can. 

We'll be emailing all shortlistees with next steps including invites to the London ceremony on Tues 28 Nov. If you're shortlisted but haven't heard from us by Fri 27 Oct, it's probably because we don't have up-to-date contacts for you – so drop us a line

Not shortlisted but want to find out the results live - and brush shoulders with the winners - at the London ceremony? For the first time we’re making available a limited number of tickets (including canapés and a welcoming drink) - book here

Want us to change the image / text / credit / link? Have other questions? Check the housekeeping notes on our Longlist before emailing us with your query.


:: How to vote on the shortlist (deadline Sun 29 Oct, 11.59pm PST)

:: Brush shoulders with the winners at our London ceremony Tues 29 Nov

:: Check out the Longlist 

:: See the 2016 winners 





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