The first annual ‘Stella Soulioti’ Human Rights Award opens

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is announcing the first annual competition for the “Stella Soulioti” Human Rights Award.

The Award was established by a Decision of the Council in June on an annual basis on 10 December (Human Rights Day), to individuals/groups/Organizations who have demonstrated over the period of the preceding 12 months outstanding work and activity in a field or fields directly related to the promotion and protection of human rights, a Foreign Ministry press release said.

The evaluation of the nominations/ proposals and the selection of the winner will be made by a five-member Evaluation Committee comprising the Minister of Foreign Affairs (Chairman), the Minister of Justice, the Commissioner for Administration and Protection of Human Rights (Ombudsman) and two personalities known for their activity in the field of human rights, who are to

Source: Cyprus News Agency