REEBOK HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD 2005 Nomination Application Purpose Established in 1988, the Reebok Human Rights Award honors young people from the United States and around the world who have made significant contributions to the cause of human rights, often against great odds. The purpose of the Award is to shine a positive, international light on the awardees and to support their work in human rights. A $50,000 grant is given to further the work of each Award recipient. Eligibility Award candidates must be 30 years of age or younger on December 31, 2004. Award candidates cannot advocate violence or belong to an organization that advocates violence. Award candidates must be working on an issue that directly relates to the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Women and men of all races, ethnic groups, nationalities and religions are eligible. Guidelines The Reebok Human Rights Award is given to an individual, based on that individual's personal achievement and commitment. It is not given to groups of people, organizations, or as a memorial award to people who have died. Letters of recommendation should highlight why the individual is being recommended for the award, how long the nominator has been aware of the individual's contributions and any special obstacles overcome by the candidate. Personal information on family background and the history of how the candidate began doing human rights work is also encouraged. Nominators must specify whether the Award candidate has received or is currently nominated for other human rights awards. A complete nomination includes an application form, a letter of nomination, three additional letters of support, proof of age and any additional items that describe the candidate's work. It is possible for these items to be sent separately (please note on the application form what items are being sent separately). Nominations must be received by May 31, 2004. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT THE REEBOK HUMAN RIGHTS PROGRAM: Ph: 781 401 4910 fax: 781 401 4806 Rhraward@reebok.com (E-mail), www.reebok.com/humanrights ======== Asia Pacific Human Rights Education listserv ======== Send mail intended for the list to <firstname.lastname@example.org>. If you have problems (un)subscribing, contact <email@example.com>. **You are welcome to reprint, copy, archive, quote or re-post this item, but please retain the original and listserv source.
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