OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities Launches Call for Nominations for 2018 Max van der Stoel Award

OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities Lamberto Zannier today launched a call for nominations for the 2018 Max van der Stoel Award. The award of 50,000 euros recognizes extraordinary and outstanding achievements in improving the position of national minorities in OSCE participating States.

The deadline for nominations is 1 May 2018.

Eligible candidates include individuals, groups or institutions with a record of excellence in the field of improving the position and rights of national minorities in the OSCE area.

After receiving all nominations, a special jury composed of distinguished experts of international repute and chaired by the High Commissioner will choose the winner. The award will be presented at a ceremony in The Hague in November 2018.

More information about the award is available here.