2017 EU Human Rights Defenders Award In Uganda: Call for nominations

March 24, 2017

Interesting example of how governments (here the EU) can work together to protect human rights defenders in a specific country (here Uganda). Since a few years there is an annual EU HRD Award to recognise and honour the achievements of an individual Human Rights Defender active in Uganda.

Source: 2017 EU Human Rights Defenders Award: Call for nominations – GOV.UK

One Response to “2017 EU Human Rights Defenders Award In Uganda: Call for nominations”


  1. […] Uganda’s New Vision reported on 23 May that two human Ugandans received the annual EU Human Rights Defenders Award in Uganda. The recognition is part of the EU’s effort to raise awareness and draw action to the social causes championed by the winners [https://humanrightsdefenders.blog/2017/03/24/2017-eu-human-rights-defenders-award-in-uganda-call-for…] […]


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