The European Union Delegation in Uganda, together with the European Union Member States represented in Uganda and the Embassy of Norway, invite nominations for the 2018 EU Human Rights Defenders (HRD) Award.
The award is presented annually, to raise awareness of the work of Human Rights Defenders in Uganda. The award recognises and honours the achievements of an individual Human Rights Defender active in Uganda, who has made an outstanding contribution to the promotion and protection of human rights in 2017.
Individuals or organisations can nominate candidates for the EU HRD Award. Nominations from human rights organisations active in Uganda are particularly welcome. Human Rights Defenders are people who promote and protect universally recognised human rights and fundamental freedoms. These include civil and political rights, as well as economic, social and cultural rights. Human Rights Defenders also promote and protect the rights of members of minority groups. The broad range of activities carried out by Human Rights Defenders can include the following:
Nominations should be sent by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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The deadline for nominations for the 2018 EU HRD Awards is 29th March 2018.
The winner will be announced at a ceremony hosted by the Embassy of the Kingdom of Belgium (Date and venue TBC).