2016 Asia Democracy and Human Rights Award




Each year, the Asia Democracy and Human Rights Award is awarded to one individual or organization that has made significant contributions to the advancement of democracy or human rights in Asia through peaceful means. As the first national democracy assistance foundation in Asia, the Taiwan Foundation for Democracy is committed to supporting courageous individuals and groups who build democracy, stand up for justice and defend human rights, especially those in our home region.


The Award consists of a sculpture and a US$100,000 grant from the TFD to support the ongoing work of the laureate, to be presented at an official ceremony in Taipei on December 10th, International Human Rights Day.


Nominations are open to the public from April 1st, and TFD Chairman Su Chia-chuan invites you to send us your nomination for the 2016 Asia Democracy and Human Rights Award.


To submit a nomination, please download the official 2016 ADHRA Nomination Form and refer to the enclosed instructions. All nomination materials are due no later than June 30, 2016.


For more information, please contact the TFD at award@tfd.org.tw or +886-2-2708-0100 ext. 705.