Call for nominations for the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize
Strasbourg, 14.05.2013 - Wojciech Sawicki, the PACE Secretary General, has issued a call for nominations for the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize, which will be awarded for the first time on 30 September next in Strasbourg.
The deadline for submitting nominations is 30 June 2013. Nominations should be sent to the PACE Secretary General and signed by at least five sponsors using the form available on the Prize website .
The Václav Havel Human Rights Prize, consisting of a sum of €60,000, a trophy and a diploma, is an annual prize, awarded by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, in partnership with the Václav Havel Library and the Foundation Charta 77 , in recognition of outstanding civil society action in defending human rights in Europe and beyond.