Rafto Prize for human rights defenders, nominations due 2/1

Hi all, happy new year!

Sharing information about the Rafto Prize:

The Professor Thorolf Rafto Memorial Prize for Human Rights (i.e. the Rafto Prize) has been awarded every year since 1987. The prize sheds light on human rights violations and gives recognition to human rights defenders who deserve the world’s attention. There are no geographical or issue constraints regarding the individuals or organisations that may receive the prize.

The Rafto Prize is announced at the end of September, and the Rafto Prize ceremony is held each November in Bergen, Norway. The Rafto Prize laureate receives a diploma and prize money of 20 000 USD.

The nomination form, due Feb 1, is here: Nominations - Rafto



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Thank you for the information.

Best wishes.