Anyone can nominate a candidate for the human rights defenders award.
The award, an initiative of the
Dutch Government, will be presented by the Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs on 9 November. The Human Rights Defenders Tulip is an expression of appreciation intended to acknowledge persons who have shown exceptional moral courage in protecting and promoting the rights of fellow citizens.
Only individuals can be nominated for the award; organisations are not eligible for consideration.
They should be human rights defenders who work full-time to promote or protect human rights.
They should have faced or be at risk of facing negative personal consequences as a result of their work.
The individual nominees are activists who could benefit from the recognition and visibility associated with winning the award.
The winner receives an official commemorative statuette, the Human Rights Defenders Tulip, and an individual cash award of EUR 10,000.
He or she also has the opportunity to submit a proposal for a project to the value of up to EUR 100,000, to be used to intensify the winner’s work as a human rights defender.
Follow the links below for more details and application contacts.
For more information and application , visit: Human Rights Defenders Tulip Award Website