Thursday, March 05, 2009

LAST CALL: 2009 Gwangju Prize for Human Rights


DEADLINE EXTENDED TO - 30 MARCH 2009




Deadline for the submission of the Gwangju Prize for Human Rights is now very near - 30 March 2009. So please submit your nomination now!

Excerpt

The Gwangju Prize for Human Rights was established to celebrate the spirit of May 18 Gwangju Democratic Uprising by recognizing both individuals, groups or institutions in Korea and abroad that have contributed in promoting and advancing human rights, democracy and peace in their work. The prize is awarded by the citizens of Gwangju in the spirit of solidarity and gratitude from those whom they have received help in their struggle for democratization. It is hoped that through this award the spirit and message of May 18 will be immortalized in the hearts and mind of humankind.

The Gwangju Prize for Human Rights which is given yearly has the following aims:
1). To enhance the spirit of the May 18 Democratic Uprising by awarding individuals, groups or institutions in Korea and abroad on their contribution to improving human rights and peace throughout the world.
2). To reward individuals, groups and institutions in Korea and/or abroad for promoting the goals of the May 18 Democratic Uprising as a movement toward unification and cooperation.



Deadline for submission of application form is 30 March 2009.

For more information and other details please check this link:
http://518.org/eng/html/main.html?act=dtl&TM18MF=05010000&idx=392&page=1

1 comment:

Bradpetehoops said...

Human rights is very important.