Call for candidates for the 2013 North-South Prize
The North-South Centre of the Council of Europe has launched the call for nominations for the North-South Prize 2013. All suggestions for candidates are welcomed. Before submiting your suggestion please consult the information note on the North-South Prize. The deadline is the 1st June 2013 and send your suggestions to nsc_prize(at)coe.int. The Prize Ceremony will take place in Lisbon in Spring 2014.
Every year since 1995 the North-South Prize of the Council of Europe has been awarded to two personalities who have excelled in their commitment to the defense and promotion of human rights and pluralistic democracy, the development of intercultural dialogue and the reinforcement of the north-south partnership and solidarity.
Any legal or natural person may submit one or more nominations. The following are particularly encouraged to take advantage of this possibility:
Member States and other North-South Centre stakeholders
International organisations with which the Council of Europe has signed Cooperation Agreements
Non-members of the North-South Centre involved in a cooperation relationship with it and partners in the centre‘s activities
Former winners of the North-South Prize.
4. The prize is awarded to one candidate from the North and one from the South (preferably a man and a woman). Candidates must have distinguished themselves in one of the following fields: defense and promotion of human rights and pluralistic democracy, the development of intercultural dialogue, raising public awareness of the issues of global interdependence and solidarity, or reinforcement of the north-south partnership.
for more info see http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/nscentre/default_EN.asp