On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, on December 10, 2018, Annual ceremony on International Human Rights Award was held at the Marriott Hotel in Astana. The event is organized by the European Union (EU) Office in Kazakhstan in conjunction with the embassies of Canada, Switzerland, the United States and UN agencies.
International Human Rights Award are annually awarded to prominent civil society organizations, human rights defenders, government representatives and the media, who have made significant contributions to the protection and promotion of human rights in Kazakhstan. The nominees were selected by a specially created commission of the international community in Kazakhstan.
Detailed information about the awards ceremony is available at the following links: