Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2021: call for nominations
January 20, 2021
The Prize, created in 2013, aims to reward outstanding civil society action in defending human rights in Europe and beyond. Candidates should have made a real difference to the human rights situation of a given group, been instrumental in uncovering large-scale systemic violations, or have successfully mobilized public opinion or the international community for a cause.
The deadline for submitting nominations is 30 April 2021.
Nominations should be sent to the Parliamentary Assembly by e-mail to the following address: email@example.com, using the form available on the Prize website. They should be signed by at least five sponsors and submitted in either English or French.
The Prize, which will be awarded in September 2021 in Strasbourg, consists of a sum of €60,000, a trophy and a diploma.
Since 2013, it was awarded successively to Ales Bialiatski (Belarus), Anar Mammadli (Azerbaijan), Ludmilla Alexeeva (Russian Federation), Nadia Murad (Iraq), Murat Arslan (Turkey), Oyub Titiev (Russian Federation) and jointly to Ilham Tohti (China) and the Youth Initiative for Human Rights (YIHR).