The call for applications for the 18th edition of the Polish Sérgio Viera de Mello extended until August 18, 2021!
Following the initiative of the Villa Decius Association, the Prize of Sérgio Vieira de Mello, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (2002-2003) was established in 2003 with an aim to promote human rights, democracy, and tolerance and had its first edition already in 2004.
Details about the Prize can be found on the website of the Villa Decius Association.
We invite you to send candidates and institutions for the Prize.
Applications can be submitted until August 18, 2021.
The meeting of the Award Committee will be held on September 17, 2021.
The Award Ceremony will take place on October 21, 2021.
The winners will receive a statuette by Andrzej Renes, a commemorative diploma and a financial award funded by the Sponsors.
Honorary patronage over the Sérgio Vieira de Mello Polish Prize, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, included:
AMBASSADOR OF THE FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF BRAZIL IN POLAND
AMBASSADOR OF THE KINGDOM OF SWEDEN IN POLAND
UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES