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Three candidates shortlisted for the 2016 Václav Havel Prize

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.

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

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.

Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize: two extra months to submit nominations

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.

Call for nominations for the 2016 Václav Havel Human Rights Prize

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.

Europe Prize: an extra week to submit your candidatures

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

Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2015 awarded to Ludmilla Alexeeva

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.

Václav Havel Prize: human rights defenders from Russia, Afghanistan and Balkan region shortlisted

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.

2015 Václav Havel Prize: shortlist of three ‘outstanding’ human rights defenders to be named

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.

European Diplomas of the Council of Europe: 12 municipalities rewarded in 2015

22/06/2015 | Prizes

Axel E. Fischer, Chairperson of the PACE Sub-Committee on the Europe Prize presented today the 2015 European Diploma to the mayors of 12 prize-winning municipalities, at a ceremony in Strasbourg.

Europe Prize: 60 years of promoting European values

22/06/2015 | Prizes

The Europe Prize was created at a time when the priority was to build a more humane, stronger and more inclusive Europe. Today, more than ever, we must continue to promote European values,” said Anne Brasseur.

60th anniversary of the Europe Prize – a tribute to the 75 winning towns

18/06/2015 | Prizes

On 22 June, the Parliamentary Assembly will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Europe Prize, by bringing together mayors from the towns which have been awarded the Prize since it was created in 1955.

Only one day left to submit candidates for the Václav Havel Prize 2015

28/04/2015 | Prizes

The call for nominations for the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2015 will be closed on 30 April. The Prize, consisting of a sum of €60,000, is awarded annually by the Assembly, the Václav Havel Library and the Charta 77 Foundation.