Award for Human Rights Defenders: The Entrance Line Award for Human Rights Defenders at Danger is granted yearly to 1 human rights defender who has made an distinctive contribution to defending the rights of others of their nation – typically at nice private danger to themselves.
Along with giving publicity to the work of the winner, Entrance Line hopes that the publicity will act as a further type of particular person safety to the human rights defender sooner or later and that the programme of excessive stage political conferences will allow the winner to construct up a community of helpful contacts for future advocacy.
The Award consists of a money prize of €15,000 – a private honorarium of €5,000 and a contribution of €10,000 to the work of the recipient’s organisation.
Nominations ought to give particulars of the human rights defender’s work, the dangers or detrimental penalties skilled because of this work, why you assume he/she ought to obtain the award and the way he/she would possibly profit from it.
Nominations should be supported by two referees who can attest to the nominees work, their integrity and their dedication to non-violent means.
Particular person nominees might not be a number one member of a political occasion and should be at the moment lively in human rights work (the Entrance Line Award isn’t meant to recognise a historic or posthumous contribution.) Self nomination isn’t permitted.
Every January, Entrance Line drafts a shortlist of nominees for remaining choice by a jury of Irish elected representatives. The Award is offered at a ceremony in Dublin in Might.