Cesar Geovany Bernardez
Cesar Geovany Bernardez is a member and director of Organización Fraternal Negra Hondureña – OFRANEH (Honduran Black Fraternity Organization). The organization has worked since 1978 for the promotion of the Afro-Caribbean Garifuna people's right to self-determination through programmes that support their political, social, economic and cultural advancement. In October 2016, OFRANEH was the recipient of the Nota SOL Prize, which recognises groups that strengthen the culture of indigenous peoples, foster sustainable development and defend their human rights. In 2015, OFRANEH was awarded the Food Sovereignty Prize, which honours grass-roots activists working for a more democratic food system.