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Sakharov Prize 2020: MEPs selected the three finalists

13-10-2020 - 16:03
The democratic opposition in Belarus, Honduran environmental activists and the Archbishop of Mosul are the 2020 Sakharov Prize finalists. The democratic opposition in Belarus, Honduran environmental activists and the Archbishop of Mosul are the 2020 Sakharov Prize finalists.
The democratic opposition in Belarus, Honduran environmental activists and the Archbishop of Mosul are the 2020 Sakharov Prize finalists. © Various Agency copyright photos
Following a joint vote by MEPs in the Foreign Affairs and Development committees on Monday 12 October, the finalists for the 2020 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought are:
  • The democratic opposition in Belarus, represented by the Coordination Council, an initiative of brave women and political and civil society figures;
  • Guapinol activists and Berta Cáceres in Honduras;
  • Mgr Najeeb Michaeel, Archbishop of Mosul, Iraq.

The European Parliament's Conference of Presidents (President and political groups' leaders) will select the final laureate on Thursday 22 October. The prize itself will be awarded in a ceremony in Parliament's hemicycle on 16 December.

Asuntos destacados

Photo of Brown Bare Tree on Brown Surface during Daytime
14-10-2020 - 15:57

During the DEVE Committee's meeting, MEP Mónica Silvana González (S&D) presented the draft report "The impacts of climate change on vulnerable populations in developing countries".

German Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development
30-09-2020 - 15:14

German Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Dr Gerd Müller, attended the meeting of the DEVE Committee on 28 September. He presented the priorities of the German Council Presidency in the field of development, and engaged in an exchange of views with Members of the Committee.

IlhamTohti_Sakharov_2019_web
24-09-2020 - 15:42

The European Parliament awards the Sakharov Prize every year to honour exceptional individuals and organisations defending human rights and fundamental freedoms. The official presentation of the 2020 nominees will take place on Monday 28 September at 16:45 during an extraordinary meeting of the committees on foreign affairs and development and the human rights subcommittee.

Next Committee meeting

29 October 2020