European Union External Action

Announcement: Chaillot Prize 2018

01/10/2018 - 14:41
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The European Union Delegation to Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman and Qatar announces the launch of the tenth Edition of the Chaillot Prize for the Promotion of Human Rights in the GCC Region.

The Prize honours local civil society organisations, public or private institutions, as well as individuals for their efforts in promoting general awareness of human rights and the rights of vulnerable groups in the GCC region.

In 2018, the Chaillot Prize will be awarded to applicants from Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar or the UAE for actions, campaigns or projects launched (or in progress) after the 1st of January 2018.

The deadline for submitting applications for this year's edition is 8, November 2018. The Prize Winner will be determined by the European Union Delegation in Riyadh in close co-operation with the Embassies of European Union Member States accredited to the GCC countries. An awarding ceremony will be organised in December 2018 to mark the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations General Assembly, on the 10th of December 1948, at the Palais de Chaillot, in Paris.

Interested candidates are invited to refer to the Award Rules and Procedures and the Application Form

For questions and clarifications, applicants may call on + 966 11 4827057 or write to