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2020 Europe Prize awarded to Amilly (France)

The 2020 Europe Prize – the highest level of the Prize which is awarded each year by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) to the town most active in promoting the European ideal – has been awarded to Amilly in France. Amilly is a French town of 12 000 inhabitants located in... More

The Europe Prize Sub-Committee awards twenty-six distinctions

The Sub-Committee on the Europe Prize decided on 19 May 2020 to award 8 Plaques of Honour (to municipalities in France, Germany, Italy, Serbia, Turkey and Ukraine), 6 Flags of Honour (to municipalities in Germany, Poland, Spain, Turkey and Ukraine) and 12 European Diplomas (to municipalities in... More

Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2020: two extra months to submit nominations

The deadline for the submission of nominations for the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2020, has been extended by two months. The new deadline has been fixed on 30 June 2020, instead of the original deadline of 30 April.  The Václav Havel Human Rights Prize is awarded annually by the... More

Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2020: call for nominations

Vaclav Havel © Shutterstock 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 2020 Václav Havel Human Rights Prize. More

Three candidates shortlisted for the 2019 Václav Havel Prize

Vaclav Havel © Shutterstock Meeting in Prague today, the selection panel of the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize, which rewards outstanding civil society action in the defence of human rights, has announced the shortlist for the 2019 Prize. More

French student team wins Europe Prize trophy design competition

A three-strong team of students from the Strate Design School in Sèvres (France) has won the PACE's competition to design a new trophy for the Europe Prize, which honours towns and cities for their commitment to the European ideal. More