WHAT IS THE
MARTIN ENNALS AWARD?

The Martin Ennals Award is an annual prize for human rights defenders. Finalists and the laureate are selected by a Jury of 10 of the world’s leading human rights NGOs. The Award provides protection and support to human rights defenders who are at risk.

The Jury

The Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders (MEA) is a unique collaboration
among ten of the world’s leading human rights organizations with the aim of  
providing protection to human rights defenders worldwide.

REGIONAL PANEL

The Regional Panel consists of organizations that are active in all corners of the world.
Its members collaborate with the Foundation to provide information
on the Martin Ennals Award Finalists and Laureates
and their situation on the ground.