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  • SOLIDARITY PRIZE

  • The Solidarity Prize is a Polish award for promotion and protection of democracy and civil liberties. It was established in 2014 by Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs Radosław Sikorski.

     

    The Solidarity Prize is the first global distinction for democracy and freedom awarded by a country which made its systemic transformation in a peaceful way. The Prize will be awarded on the annual basis.

     

    In total the Prize value amount to 1 mln EUR of which:

     

    • 0,25 mln EUR is the cash prize for the Laureate;
    • 50 000 EUR is allocated to financing of the Laureate’s participation in the Award Ceremony and study visit to Poland for the Laureate or a group of persons selected by him/her;
    •  Around 700 000 EUR shall be allocated to finance development cooperation projects, indicated by the Laueate.

    Each Laureate receives a statuette.

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