2023 Front Line Defenders Award - Secure Online Nomination Form

You can now submit your nomination for the 2023 Front Line Defenders Award online. Simply answer the questions below in the boxes provided and when you have answered all of the questions, input the four digit security code and click on the submit button.

The Front Line Defenders Award is intended for HRDs for whom visibility can contribute to their security and who have not already had a lot of international recognition for their human rights work.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS IS: 13th January 2023

Selection Criteria:

  • the nature of human rights defender's work
  • the impact of human rights defender's work in advancing the rights of others
  • the level of risk or negative consequences associated with human rights defender's work
  • the continued commitment to advancing human rights, despite high level risks
  • the potential impact of receiving the Award on the human rights defender and their work

Nomination Guidelines:

  • Incomplete nominations will not be considered.
  • Nominations can be submitted by organisations or individuals.
  • Individual nominees may not play a prominent role in a political party.
  • Individual nominees must be currently active in human rights work (the Front Line Defenders Award is not intended to recognise a historical or posthumous contribution).
  • Individual nominees should not have previously been the recipient of high-profile international recognition.
  • Nominees should be active human rights defenders and if in exile, only nominations of HRDs still at risk will be eligible.
  • Self-nomination is not permitted.
  • The number of nominations a HRD or organisation receives is not considered when evaluating the nominees.



Name of nominee:
Name of Organization/Collective/Community (if applicable):
Country of nominee:
City of Nominee, or nearest city with an airport:
Contact details of nominee: Email:

Phone number (include country code) or Instant messaging username/number (include name of the service):

Phone number (include country code) or Instant messaging username/number (include name of the service):
Your name (person completing this form):
Your contact details (not the details of the nominee): Email:

Phone number (include country code) or Instant messaging username/number (include name of the service):

Phone number (include country code) or Instant messaging username/number (include name of the service):
Please describe the situation for human rights defenders in the nominee's country. (250 words maximum):
Please describe the work of the nominee. (250 words maximum):
Please give a summary of the risks (negative consequences) experienced by the nominee as a direct result of this work as a human rights defender, with particular focus on the last 12 months. If there have been earlier attacks , please reference them. You can also provide links to websites that detail the incidents.(350 words maximum):
Please explain why you think this individual should receive the Front Line Defenders Award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk. (350 words maximum):
Please outline how you think this individual would benefit from receiving the 2023 Front Line Defenders Award. (250 words maximum):
What languages does the nominee speak:
Referees:
Referee 1 Name:

Organisation:

Contact details:
Referee 2 Name:

Organisation:

Contact details:
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Your application will be submitted by secure email after you click the "Submit" button.

Applications can also be sent by post or email to:

 

Front Line Defenders Award 2023
Front Line Defenders
Avoca Court
Temple Rd
Blackrock
Co. Dublin
A94 R7W3
Ireland

award@frontlinedefenders.org

 

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