IHEU is inviting nominations for the Distinguished Service to Humanism Award, to be presented at the General Assembly in Montreal, Canada on 3 & 5 August 2012. Nominations must reach IHEU by 19 June 2012. This annual award recognizes the contributions of Humanist activists to International Humanism and to organized Humanism.
Who is eligible? A living person, or an institution. If the candidate is a person, s/he must be identifiably a Humanist. Ideally a selected awardee will be able to receive the award in person. Serving IHEU officers and personnel are not eligible.
Who can nominate? Member Organizations of IHEU, in writing to the IHEU office, preferably by email to firstname.lastname@example.org The nomination must include:
Who will decide? A sub-committee of the IHEU's Executive Committee will examine the nominations and consider other names, and make a short list. This will be considered by the full EC of IHEU, whose decision will be final.
Deadlines: for the 2012 award, nominations must reach IHEU by 19 June 2012.
When will the announcement be made? IHEU will contact the winner confidentially, and the public announcement will be made only at the time of the award presentation.