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

Vaclav Havel © Shutterstock 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). More

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

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. More

Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize: last day to submit nominations

Vaclav Havel © Shutterstock 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. More

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

Vaclav Havel © Shutterstock 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. More

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

Vaclav Havel © Shutterstock 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. More

Lublin in Poland wins the 2017 Europe Prize

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. More