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(1) Ashoka Fellowship - Call for Nominations

Ashoka Fellows are the world’s leading problem solvers, who, equipped with an innovative new idea, are proven to be having long term impact on the problems of today. 

For further details of criteria and to submit a nomination visit here.

(2) Call for nominations for 2017 Front Line Defenders Award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk

The Front Line Defenders Award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk was established in 2005 to honour the work of a human rights defender who, through non-violent work, is courageously making an outstanding contribution to the promotion and protection of the human rights of others, often at great personal risk to themselves.

The Award seeks to focus international attention on the human rights defender's work, thus contributing to the recipient’s personal security, and a cash prize of €15,000 is awarded to the Award recipient and his/her organisation in an effort to support the continuation of this important work.

If you would like to nominate a human rights defender for the 2017 Front Line Defenders Award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk, please click on the following link to access a secure online nomination form: https://www.frontlinedefenders.org/secure/nomination.php?l=en

Nominations can be made until midnight (12am GMT) on Friday, 3 February 2017.