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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.

Marseille’s Mediterranean Museum honoured in Strasbourg ceremony

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.

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.