The EESC Civil Society Prize will reward innovative initiatives carried out by civil society organisations and/or individuals on the territory of the EU and aimed at raising awareness of the multiple layers and richness of European identities, exploiting the full potential of Europe’s cultural wealth, facilitating access to European cultural heritage and promoting European values (respect for human dignity and human rights, freedom, democracy, equality and the rule of law).
The theme of this year’s prize is “Identities, European Values and Cultural Heritage in Europe”
The aim is to reward and encourage tangible initiatives and achievements by civil society organisations and/or individuals that have made a significant contribution to promoting European identity and integration. Its overall objective is to raise awareness of the contribution that civil society organisations and/or individuals can make to the creation of a European identity and citizenship in a way that underpins the common values that shore up European integration.
The prize has a total value of 50 000 €
Individuals must be either EU citizens or citizens of a third country who are legally resident in the territory of the EUEligible Regions: European Union
Apply online through the given link.
Application Deadline: September 7, 2018Application ClosedOfficial link