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Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2017

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), in partnership with the Vaclav Havel Library and the Charta 77 Foundation, has issued a call for nominations for the 2017 Václav Havel Human Rights Prize, which will be awarded for the fifth consecutive year on 9 October next in Strasbourg. The ceremony will be followed by the conference in honour of the winner in Prague.

Nominujte i Vy svého kandidáta!

Stačí jen vyplnit příslušný dotazník (na stránce dole, vpravo), získat podporu 5 osob a oba formuláře zaslat do 30. června 2017 Parlamentnímu shromáždění Rady Evropy (mailem na: hrprize.pace@coe.int).

Power of the Powerless – samizdat essay

„For the real question is whether the brighter future is really always so distant. What if, on the contrary, it has benn here for a long time already, and only our own blindness and weakness has prevented us from seeing it around us and within us, and kept us from developing it.“

Václav Havel:
Power of the Powerless – samizdat essay, October 1978

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