27/04/2017 | Prizes
The 2017 Europe Prize – the highest level of the Prize which is awarded each year by the Parliamentary Assembly to the town most active in promoting the European ideal – has been awarded to Lublin in Poland.
21/04/2017 | Prizes
The deadline for submission of nominations for the 2017 Václav Havel Prize - which aims to reward outstanding civil society action in defending human rights in Europe and beyond - is 30 April.
16/01/2017 | 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 2017 Václav Havel Human Rights Prize.
10/10/2016 | Prizes
The fourth Václav Havel Human Rights Prize – which honours outstanding civil society action in defence of human rights – has been awarded to Yazidi human rights activist Nadia Murad.
30/08/2016 | Prizes
The selection panel of the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize, comprising independent figures from the world of human rights and chaired by the Pedro Agramunt, drew up the shortlist of candidatures in Prague today.
26/08/2016 | Prizes
The Selection Panel of the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize, chaired by Pedro Agramunt, will meet on 30 August in Prague to determine a shortlist of three nominees.
27/04/2016 | Prizes
The deadline for the submission of nominations for the Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize 2016, has been extended by two months. The new deadline has been fixed on 30 June 2016, instead of the original deadline of 30 April.
15/01/2016 | Prizes
The Parliamentary Assembly has issued a call for nominations for the 2016 Václav Havel Human Rights Prize, which will be awarded for the fourth consecutive year on 10 October next in Strasbourg.
15/01/2016 | Prizes
The deadline for Mayors to submit candidatures for the Europe Prize – a series of awards sponsored by PACE which honour towns and cities for upholding the European ideal – has been extended by a week
28/09/2015 | Prizes
The third Václav Havel Human Rights Prize has been awarded to veteran Russian human rights defender Ludmilla Alexeeva. The €60 000 prize was presented in Strasbourg, on the opening day of the Assembly's Plenary Session.
25/08/2015 | Prizes
Russian human rights defender Ludmilla Alexeeva, the grassroots NGO "Women for Afghan Women" and the Balkan NGO "Youth Initiative for Human Rights" have been shortlisted for the 2015 Václav Havel Prize.
20/08/2015 | Prizes
The shortlist for the 2015 Václav Havel Human Rights Prize - three individuals or organisations judged to have undertaken “outstanding” civil society action in defence of human rights - is to be announced on 25 August in Prague.