We are seeking nominations for HRDs – an individual or organization working in any of the 16 Southern Africa region – who have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to human rights defending. In these COVID-19 times, human rights defenders are continuously under pressure globally, it’s never been more important to raise the profile and honor the work, of brave women and men around the world fighting to promote human dignity usually at great personal risk. To nominate individuals or organizations, please download the nomination forms below. Please use the language of your choice as the nomination forms are in English, French, and Portuguese.
The deadline to submit the nomination forms is 31 August 2020