Online voting opens today for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ annual Human Rights Tulip award.
The nomination round generated 91 nominees, from whom 10 candidates were selected for online voting.
See the 10 candidates and cast your vote.
The Human Rights Tulip is awarded by the Dutch government to human rights defenders who work in courageous and innovative ways, making them an inspiration to others.
Foreign Minister Bert Koenders will present the Human Rights Tulip to the winner on International Human Rights Day, December 10. The winner will receive a bronze tulip-shaped statue and €100,000. The prize money will enable them to further develop or expand the scale of their contribution to strengthening human rights.
The minister will choose the winner out of three candidates selected by the public.
Online voting closes at 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, September 7 (Central European Time). Read more about the award.