Human rights prize of the French Republic 2013: Call for applications [fr]

The 2013 Human Rights Prize of the French Republic, “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity”, to be presented by the Prime Minister of the French government, is now open to applications.

This prize, created in 1988, is awarded for individual or collective action on the ground, irrespective of nationality or borders, undertaken in France or abroad, with respect to one of two themes.. For instance, in 2012, the themes were the following:
Theme 1: the fight against impunity
Theme 2: Economic and social rights and sustainable development

Non-governmental organizations, irrespective of nationality or borders, should present a field mission or project fitting in one of the two themes selected for 2013:
Theme 1: assisting and handling of internally displaced persons (IDPs)
Theme 2: protection of human rights in places of detention

The candidates must send their complete application before the deadline on 9 September 2013, to the Secrétariat Général de la Commission (35, rue Saint-Dominique - 75007 Paris - France) or by email (michel.forst@cncdh.pm.gouv.fr and cncdh@cncdh.pm.gouv.fr).

Online 23/07/2013

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