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Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2020: two extra months to submit nominations

27/04/2020 | Prizes

The deadline for the submission of nominations for the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2020, has been extended by two months. The new deadline has been fixed on 30 June 2020, instead of the original deadline of 30 April.  The Václav Havel Human Rights Prize is awarded annually by the...

Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2020: call for nominations

15/01/2020 | Prizes

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, in partnership with the Vaclav Havel Library and the Charta 77 Foundation, has today issued a call for nominations for the 2020 Václav Havel Human Rights Prize.

Three candidates shortlisted for the 2019 Václav Havel Prize

27/08/2019 | Prizes

Meeting in Prague today, the selection panel of the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize, which rewards outstanding civil society action in the defence of human rights, has announced the shortlist for the 2019 Prize.

French student team wins Europe Prize trophy design competition

03/07/2019 | Prizes

A three-strong team of students from the Strate Design School in Sèvres (France) has won the PACE's competition to design a new trophy for the Europe Prize, which honours towns and cities for their commitment to the European ideal.

Václav Havel Prize 2019: nominations close today!

22/04/2019 | Prizes

The deadline for submission of nominations for the 2019 Václav Havel Prize is 30 April. The Prize aims to reward "outstanding civil society action in defending human rights in Europe and beyond".

Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2019: call for nominations

14/01/2019 | Prizes

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), in partnership with the Vaclav Havel Library and the Charta 77 Foundation, has today issued a call for nominations for the 2019 Václav Havel Human Rights Prize.

Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2018 awarded to Oyub Titiev

08/10/2018 | Prizes

The sixth Václav Havel Human Rights Prize – which honours outstanding civil society action in defence of human rights – has been awarded to the head of the Grozny office of the Memorial Human Rights Center in Chechyna, Oyub Titiev.

Ivano-Frankivsk: Europe Prize to be presented during ceremony

26/09/2018 | Prizes

The 2018 Europe Prize will be awarded to the Ukrainian city of Ivano-Frankivsk at a ceremony in the town on 28 September. Jaak Madison, member of the Social Affairs Committee will present the Prize to the city Mayor.

Three candidates shortlisted for the 2018 Václav Havel Prize

28/08/2018 | Prizes

The selection panel of the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize, comprising independent figures from the world of human rights and chaired by the PACE President, has drawn up the shortlist for the Prize in Prague today.

Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2018: three nominees to be shortlisted in Prague

20/08/2018 | Prizes

The Selection Panel of the PACE Václav Havel Human Rights Prize will meet on Tuesday 28 August in Prague to determine a shortlist of three nominees from among the candidatures received.

Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2018: call for nominations

15/01/2018 | Prizes

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, in partnership with the Vaclav Havel Library and the Charta 77 Foundation, has today issued a call for nominations for the 2018 Václav Havel Human Rights Prize.

War Childhood Museum, Sarajevo, wins 2018 Museum Prize

05/12/2017 | Prizes

The 2018 Council of Europe Museum Prize has been awarded to the War Childhood Museum, Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina). The museum was selected by the PACE Culture Committee at a meeting in Budapest today.