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Only fifteen days left to submit candidates for the Václav Havel Prize 2015

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.

Call for nominations for the 2015 Václav Havel Human Rights Prize

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.

Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2014 awarded to Anar Mammadli

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.

Słupsk (Poland) to receive 2014 Europe Prize during ceremony

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.

Three nominees for the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2014

26/08/2014 | Prizes

B'Tselem Israeli Information Center for Human Rights (Israel), Jesuit Refugee Service (Malta) and Anar Mammadli (Azerbaijan) are the three candidates shortlisted in Prague today for this Prize.

Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2014: shortlist of three to be decided in Prague

22/08/2014 | Prizes

The Selection Panel of the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize, chaired by PACE President Anne Brasseur and comprising six independent figures, will meet in Prague to determine a shortlist of three nominees from among the candidatures received.

Słupsk in Poland is the winner of the 2014 Europe Prize

10/04/2014 | Prizes

The 2014 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 the town of Słupsk in Poland.

Call for nominations for the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize

20/01/2014 | Prizes

The Parliamentary Assembly today issued a call for nominations for the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize, which will be awarded for the second consecutive year on 29 September next in Strasbourg.

Winner of the Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize to be announced

26/09/2013 | Prizes

The first ever Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize – which honours outstanding civil society action in defence of human rights – is to be awarded at a special ceremony on the opening day of the PACE's autumn plenary session.

Three nominees for the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize

26/08/2013 | Prizes

Ales Bialiatski (Belarus), the Georgian Young Lawyers' Association (Georgia) and the Rights Defence Network (China), are the three candidates shortlisted in Prague today for the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize. The selection panel, comprising six independent figures and chaired by Jean-Claude Mignon, PACE President, drew up its shortlist on the basis of 27 candidatures which fulfilled the criteria for the Prize.

Selection Panel to shortlist three nominees in Prague

22/08/2013 | Prizes

The Selection Panel of the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize, chaired by PACE President Jean-Claude Mignon, comprising six independent figures known for expertise in the field of human rights, will meet on 26 August 2013 in the Vaclav Havel Library in Prague to determine the three nominees which will be shortlisted from the candidatures received.

Tata receives 2013 Europe Prize during ceremony

20/08/2013 | Prizes

A delegation of parliamentarians, led by the Vice-Chairperson of the PACE Sub-Committee on the Europe Prize, Axel Fischer (Germany, EPP/CD), today presented the 2013 Europe prize to the Mayor of the Hungarian town of Tata, József Michl, on the occasion of the Hungarian National Day.