• Fully Funded
  • New York

The 29th anniversary of the 2018 Roger N. Baldwin Medal is now accepting nominations. Nominations for individuals who have shown an exceptional commitment to international human rights advocacy are highly encouraged.

The areas of focus might be (among others):

  • Defense of civil society
  • Protection of refugees
  • Combating of antisemitism and other forms of extremism
  • Promotion of religious freedom
  • Defense of the rights of LGBT persons
  • Advancement of accountability for human rights abuse



United States


The Winners will receive:

  • A trip to the United States to engage in advocacy
  • A $25,000 prize


The criteria to consider and include when nominating an individual or organization are as follows:

  • The nominee’s work is unique or particularly distinctive;
  • The nominee’s work has been effective in advancing human rights in a country other than the United States;
  • The nominee faces risk or insecurity as a result of their work; and
  • The nominee would benefit significantly from receiving the Baldwin Award, in the form of enhanced protection, or in any other way.
Eligible Regions: Open for All (Except for Individuals and Organisations from the United States)

Application Process

Apply online through the given link.

Application Deadline: May 10, 2018

Application ClosedOfficial link

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For any additional information or questions please email: [email protected]
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