Deadline: 14 October 2019
Applicants are invited to apply for 2019 “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity” Human Rights Prize of the French Republic, awarded by the Prime Minister of the French Government.
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This Prize, created 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, to promote and protect human rights.
The 2019 Prize will be awarded in Paris by the Prime Minister or another French minister, around 10 December 2019.
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- Five prize winners will be invited to Paris for the official ceremony.
- They will receive a medal and share a total sum of €70,000, awarded by the CNCDH and to be used to implement their projects.
- Five runners-up will be awarded a “special mention” medal by the French ambassador in their country of origin.
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- Non-governmental organizations or individual candidates, regardless of nationality or borders, must submit to the Secretary-General of the CNCDH an application file presenting their actions, carried out in France or abroad, to promote or protect human rights.
- Although the Declaration on Human Rights Defenders does not define the special qualification required to be a human rights defender – everyone may be a defender if they so wish and act as such – it does affirm in no unclear terms that defenders have a number of responsibilities which candidates must fulfil:
- Human rights defenders must accept the universality of human rights as defined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
- Human rights defenders must conduct non-violent actions.
How to Apply
Candidates must submit their complete application at the address given on the website.
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For more information, please visit https://au.ambafrance.org/2019-HUMAN-RIGHTS-PRIZE-OF-THE-FRENCH-REPUBLIC