2017 HUMAN RIGHTS PRIZE OF THE FRENCH REPUBLIC : CALLS FOR APPLICATION
This Prize, which was set up in 1988, is awarded in recognition and support for the completion of individual or collective projects carried out in the field, in France or abroad, regardless of nationality or borders, and linked to one of two possible themes.
Non-governmental organizations (NGO’s) and individual candidates, regardless of nationality and borders, should present a field intitiative or project to be implemented in France or abroad, on one of the two themes for 2017:
Theme 1 : freedom of information, freedom of the press and journalism
Theme 2: promotion and protection of sexual and reproductive rights
Five prize winners will be invited to Paris for the official ceremony. They will receive a medal and share a total of €70 000, awarded by the French National Consultative Commission on Human Rights.
Five runners-up will be awarded a medal by the French ambassador in their country of origin.
The application can be downloaded on the site of the French National Consultative Commission on Human Rights: http://www.cncdh.fr/fr/prix/prix-des-droits-de-lhomme
Candidates must submit their complete application, before the deadline of 15 October 2017, to:
Or by email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Once the panel has announced the results, the 2017 Prize will be awarded in Paris by the Prime Minister, in December 2017.