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The Network Women Free from Violence The Parliamentary Network Women Free from Violence is composed of parliamentarians, engaged at national level in the fight against violence against...
General Rapporteur on violence against women Gülsün Bilgehan (Turkey, SOC) was appointed General Rapporteur on violence against women by the Committee on Equality and...
Reference texts Resolution 2084 (2015) on promoting best practices in tackling violence against women Resolution 1963 (2013) and Recommendation 2030 (2013) on Violence against...
Communication to the 1297th meeting of the Ministers' Deputies 17 October 2017 Communication to the 1297th meeting of the Ministers' Deputies
Secretary General of the Assembly Wojciech Sawicki On 29 September 2015, the Assembly re-elected Wojciech Sawicki to the post of Secretary General of the Assembly for a five-year term...
Autumn plenary Session 2017 Strasbourg, 9-13 October 2017 Adopting its final agenda at the opening of the 2017 Autumn Session, the Assembly decided to hold an urgent debate on "The new...
The Award Ceremony The Prize is awarded at a ceremony which takes place in Strasbourg on the Monday of the Autumn Session of the Parliamentary Assembly, usually in late September or early...
Conference in honour of the Prizewinner The Václav Havel Library will organise, at a later date, an international conference in Prague in honour of the Prizewinner. Timetable for 2017: ...
The Prize The Václav Havel Human Rights Prize is awarded each year by the PACE in partnership with the Václav Havel Library and the Charta 77 Foundation to reward outstanding civil society...
Václav Havel Human Rights Prize ...
The Selection Panel The Selection Panel of the Prize is composed of the President of the Assembly (or a person designated by him/her) and six independent persons (who cannot be current...
Submission of nominations Nominations for the Prize should be addressed to the Secretary General of the Parliamentary Assembly and be signed by at least five sponsors, other than the nominee,...
Who can be nominated? Individuals or non-governmental institutions active in the defence of human rights can be nominated for the Prize.
Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2017 awarded to Murat Arslan The fifth Václav Havel Human Rights Prize – which honours outstanding civil society action in defence of human rights – has...