John Humphrey Freedom Award
The John Humphrey Award is presented to an organization or individual from any region of the world including Canada for outstanding achievement in the promotion of democratic development or respect for human rights. The Award consists of a $30,000 grant and a speaking tour of Canadian cities to increase public awareness of the laureate's work. The award is named in honour of the late John Peters Humphrey, the Canadian law professor who prepared the first draft of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
An International Jury
The winner will be selected by an international jury composed of five members of Rights & Democracy's Board of Directors.