Villa Decius Association
Following the initiative of the Villa Decius Association, the Prize of Sérgio Vieira de Mello, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (2002-2003) was established in the year 2003 with an aim to promote human rights, democracy and tolerance and had its first edition already in 2004.
Kurt Schork Memorial Fund
The Kurt Schork Awards in International Journalism uniquely honor the work of freelance journalists – and local reporters in developing countries or nations in transition – who often otherwise receive little recognition.
Women in Journalism
Founded by Eve Pollard, Women in Journalism (WiJ) is a not for profit organisation that provides guidance and support for its members. They are from diverse social and ethnic backgrounds, at every stage of their careers, and work across all platforms around the UK and overseas.
Magnum Foundation is a nonprofit organization that expands creativity and diversity in documentary photography, activating new audiences and ideas through the innovative use of images. Through grant making and mentorship, Magnum Foundation supports a global network of social justice and human rights-focused photographers and experiments with new models for storytelling.
NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute
Opportunities abound in the media world, but at NYU Journalism, the opportunity to do compelling work that informs, engages, and matters to the societies in which people live drives the faculty, motivates the students, and shapes the approach.
Civil Rights Defenders
Civil Rights Defenders is an international human rights organisation based in Stockholm, Sweden. They defend people’s civil and political rights.
International Center for Journalists
International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) works at the nexus of journalism and technology, building the expertise and storytelling skills of reporters worldwide. Through the work, journalists are enhancing news coverage and connecting more deeply with their audiences.
Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), in partnership with the Vaclav Havel Library and the Charta 77 Foundation, has issued a call for nominations for the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize.
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights
Led by human rights activist and lawyer Kerry Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights has advocated for a more just and peaceful world since 1968. Organisation works alongside local activists to ensure lasting positive change in governments and corporations. The team includes leading attorneys, advocates, entrepreneurs and writers united by a commitment to social justice.
The Rafto Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to the global promotion of human rights. The main object is, in the spirit of Professor Thorolf Rafto, to promote human rights, primarily intellectual, political and economic freedom. The Foundation shall award the annual Professor Thorolf Rafto’s Prize for Human Rights work. The work of the Rafto Foundation includes support the laureates’ work and human rights education.