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Václav Havel Prize 2017: Human rights defenders from Austria, Hungary and Turkey shortlisted

29/08/2017 | Prizes

The selection panel of the Václav Havel Prize 2017 today drew up the shortlist of candidatures in Prague. The shortlisted nominees are Murat Arslan (Turkey), the Hungarian Helsinki Committee and Father Georg Sporschill (Austria).

Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2017: three nominees to be shortlisted in Prague

24/08/2017 | Prizes

The Selection Panel of the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize will meet on 29 August in Prague to determine a shortlist of three nominees from among the candidatures received. The 2017 prizewinner will be announced on 9 October in Strasbourg.

Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize: last day to submit nominations

29/06/2017 | Prizes

The deadline for the submission of nominations for the 2017 Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize has been extended. The new deadline has been set at 30 June 2017, instead of the original deadline of 30 April.

Václav Havel Human Rights Prize: three weeks left to submit nominations

01/06/2017 | Prizes

The deadline for the submission of nominations for the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2017, has been extended. The new deadline has been fixed on 30 June 2017, instead of the original deadline of 30 April.

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

28/04/2017 | Prizes

The deadline for the submission of nominations for the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2017, has been extended by two months. The new deadline has been fixed on 30 June 2017, instead of the original deadline of 30 April.

Lublin in Poland wins the 2017 Europe Prize

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.

Only one week left to submit candidates for the 2017 Václav Havel Prize

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.

Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2017: call for nominations

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.

Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2016 awarded to Nadia Murad

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.

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.