Nominate candidates for the Arthur Svensson-prize before January 31

02.01.2014 14:54:00

Trade unions all over the world are invited to nominate candidates for the Arthur Svensson International Prize for Trade Union Rights 2014. The deadline for submitting nominations is
January 31.

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The Arthur Svensson International Prize for Trade Union Rights was founded in 2010 by the Norwegian union Industri Energi. Its main goal is to promote and strengthen trade unions and trade union rights around the world. Foto: Industri Energi

Both organizations and individuals are eligible for the prize, which is awarded annually. 

The prize money is NOK 500,000 (approximately 82,000 USD / 60.000 EUR).
Previous prize winners are Valentin Urusov (2013); Coalition of Cambodian Apparel Workers Democratic Union (2012); Shaher Sae'd (2011); and Wellington Chibebe (2010).

Who can nominate candidates?

· Representatives and employees of trade unions around the world affiliated to confederations that are a part of the International Trade Union Congress (ITUC) or to the Global Unions

· Representatives and employees of Norwegian trade unions

· Past recipients of the prize
· Members of the boards of organizations that have received the prize in the past

Nominations for the 2014 award must be received by 31.01.2014.

Nominations can be made in Norwegian, English, French or Spanish by either completing the form on our webpage:


in writing to Committee Secretary Espen Løken (Industri Energi) on or fax: +47 23 06 13 60.
For more information about the prize and the statutes, please see the webpage: