Promotion of a Culture of Human Rights 2010

Call for: nominations

UNESCO is inviting Member States, in consultation with their National Commissions, and non-governmental organizations maintaining formal relations with UNESCO working in the field of human rights, to nominate candidates for the second edition of the UNESCO/Bilbao Prize for the Promotion of a Culture of Human Rights.

The Prize is awarded to encourage innovative initiatives by institutions, organizations and individuals, serving to promote a culture of human rights at regional and international levels. The Prize was established in 2008 thanks to a generous endowment from the City of Bilbao (Spain). It enlarges the scope of the UNESCO Prize for Human Rights Education (1978-2006). The 2010 award ceremony will be held in Bilbao on 10 December 2010 – Human Rights Day.

The Prize consists of a monetary award, a diploma and a trophy.

Nomination form
Nominations should be submitted using a nomination form, which should be duly filled out in English or French.

Nominations should be submitted by 8 September 2010 to Ms Angela Melo at: [email protected]
Please send also a copy to Ms Irina Zoubenko-Laplante, Assistant Programme Specialist: [email protected] and [email protected]

or sent by mail to following address:

Ms Angela Melo,
Director, Division of Human Rights, Human Security and Philosophy
Secretary of the UNESCO/Bilbao Prize
UNESCO, 1 rue Miollis
75732 Paris Cedex 15 France

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