Promotes dialogue and cooperation between Europe, the South of the Mediterranean and Africa
Builds a global citizenship based on human rights and citizens' responsibilities
The North-South Prize is awarded each year since 1995 to two candidates who have stood out for their exceptional commitment to promoting North-South solidarity.
The candidates, preferably a man and a woman, must have distinguished themselves in the following areas: protection of human rights, defence of pluralist democracy, public awareness raising on issues of global interdependence and solidarity, and strengthening the North-South partnership. (More)
The 2014 North-South Prize
The 2014 North-South Prize has been awarded to Dr. Maura Lynch (Ireland) and Mr. André Azoulay (Morocco). The Award Ceremony took place in Lisbon on the 1st July in the presence of both laureates and the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjørn Jagland. See the Ceremony here
Call for candidates for the 2015 North-South Prize
The North-South Centre of the Council of Europe has launched the call for nominations for the North-South Prize 2015.
All suggestions for candidates are welcomed. Before submitting your suggestion through the form available on our website, please consult the information note on the North-South Prize. More
The deadline is 1st September 2015 and should be sent to : email@example.com.
The Directorate of Communication has launched a new initiative that aims to improve understanding of the Council of Europe's work and policies among our partners and stakeholders, including the media, in our member States and beyond. Each Friday, a weekly review of news and views from the Council of Europe "JOURNAL" is posted in the Council of Europe's Web TV.