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Vigdís Prize for Women's Empowerment 2024: one month left to submit nominations

Vigdis Prize 2024

The deadline for the submission of nominations for the 2024 Vigdís Prize has been extended. The new deadline is 15 March 2024, instead of the original deadline of 15 February.

The Vigdís Prize aims to reward outstanding initiatives promoting women's empowerment in all their diversity, with a broad remit covering achievements in gender equality or equal participation in and access to decision-making, as well as action to encourage inclusive policies and practice. Eligible candidates can be individuals or civil society groups.

The Prize, consisting of a sum of €60,000 is awarded annually by the Parliamentary Assembly, in partnership with the Icelandic Government. It will be presented on 24 June in Strasbourg during the summer part-session of the Parliamentary Assembly.

Nominations should be sent to the Parliamentary Assembly by e-mail to: [email protected], using the form available on the Prize web page. They should be signed by at least five sponsors and submitted in either English or French.

For further information, please contact the PACE Secretariat:

Penelope Denu, tel. +33 3 88 41 32 15, [email protected], and Greta Faggiani, tel. +33 3 90 21 43 08, [email protected]