Bruno Kreisky Foundation for Human Rights

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The Bruno Kreisky Foundation for Human Rights "is an independent institution honoring human rights activities every 2 years by sponsoring a human rights prize.” [1]

"While Bruno Kreisky exercised no influence over the establishing of the foundation, the composition of the first international and independent jury most definitely did reflect the international network of Kreisky the statesman. As well as international personalities such as the German journalist and Resistance fighter Countess Marion Donhoff, statesmen and personal friends of Kreisky Willy Brandt, Olof Palme and Roland Dumas, Austrian social science experts, such as Professor Herwig Buchele, SJ, were also prominent jury members. This emphasised the foundation's readiness in its awards to also honour special merit in the area of protecting and supporting economic and social human rights." [2]

Kreisky Prize

"The independent international jury of the Kreisky Prize for Human Rights for the period in office 2005 to 2010 includes: [3]


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Web: http://www.kreisky.org/human.rights/englisch/impressum.htm

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References

  1. Imprint, Bruno Kreisky Foundation for Human Rights, accessed October 9, 2007.
  2. Foundation, Bruno Kreisky Foundation for Human Rights, accessed October 9, 2007.
  3. Jury, Bruno Kreisky Foundation for Human Rights, accessed October 9, 2007.