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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

Václav Havel Prize 2019: nominations close today!

Vaclav Havel © Shutterstock The deadline for submission of nominations for the 2019 Václav Havel Prize is 30 April. The Prize aims to reward "outstanding civil society action in defending human rights in Europe and beyond". More

Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2019: call for nominations

Vaclav Havel © Shutterstock The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), in partnership with the Vaclav Havel Library and the Charta 77 Foundation, has today issued a call for nominations for the 2019 Václav Havel Human Rights Prize. More

Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2018 awarded to Oyub Titiev

The sixth Václav Havel Human Rights Prize – which honours outstanding civil society action in defence of human rights – has been awarded to the head of the Grozny office of the Memorial Human Rights Center in Chechyna, Oyub Titiev. More

Ivano-Frankivsk: Europe Prize to be presented during ceremony

The 2018 Europe Prize will be awarded to the Ukrainian city of Ivano-Frankivsk at a ceremony in the town on 28 September. Jaak Madison, member of the Social Affairs Committee will present the Prize to the city Mayor. More

Three candidates shortlisted for the 2018 Václav Havel Prize

Vaclav Havel © Shutterstock The selection panel of the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize, comprising independent figures from the world of human rights and chaired by the PACE President, has drawn up the shortlist for the Prize in Prague today. More