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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
22/04/2015 | Prizes
Marseille’s Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilizations (MuCEM) was yesterday awarded the Council of Europe’s prestigious Museum Prize at a ceremony in Strasbourg.
15/04/2015 | Prizes
The call for nominations for the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2015 will be closed on 30 April next. The Prize, consisting of a sum of €60,000, is awarded annually by the Assembly, the Václav Havel Library and the Charta 77 Foundation.
15/01/2015 | Prizes
PACE has today issued a call for nominations for the 2015 Václav Havel Human Rights Prize, which will be awarded for the third consecutive year on 28 September next in Strasbourg.
29/09/2014 | Prizes
The second Václav Havel Human Rights Prize – which honours outstanding civil society action in defence of human rights – has been awarded to Azerbaijani human rights defender Anar Mammadli.
02/09/2014 | Prizes
A PACE delegation led by the Chairperson of the Sub-Committee on the Europe Prize, Axel Fischer, will present the Europe Prize to Maciej Kobylinski, Mayor of Słupsk the Prizewinner for 2014, on Saturday 6 September.