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Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals
for Extraordinary Work in Defending Human Rights

GrantWatch ID#: 175027
Agency Type:

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Martin Ennals Foundation


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Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals for outstanding work in defending human rights. The goal of the award is to support and protect advocates of human rights who are at risk. Nominees should demonstrate commitment and integrity in defending the human rights enshrined in international human rights law.

Nominees will be also be evaluated on the following:

1) The candidate is working in front-line human rights work in conditions hostile to fundamental human rights.

2) The candidate has consistently demonstrated the determination and courage to continue despite difficulties, threats and lack of local support.

3) The award and the attendant international publicity and recognition are likely to benefit the candidate’s capacity to carry out her/his work.

4) The candidate has an active record of combating human rights violations by innovative/creative means.

USA, Canada, and International individuals are eligible.

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Nomination Form:

Martin Ennals Foundation
8 rue du Vieux-Billard
1205, Geneva, Switzerland

Phone: +41 22 734 5236
Fax: +41 22 734 5239

Michael Khambatta, Director

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