The Faculty of Advocates is pleased to announce the launch of the Scottish Bar International Human Rights Award.
The award seeks to recognise the achievements of human rights defenders who work in challenging situations around the world.It is open to human rights lawyers and defenders who are not residents of the UK or Ireland.
The winner of the award will be invited to Scotland to share the experience of their work. The Faculty of Advocates will offer training to help build capacity. We will arrange meetings and contacts with human rights organisations and others to offer solidarity and build support for the future.
More information on the award, the criteria and the application process is available here: