Silver Rose Awards
Heidemarie Wiezcorek-Zeul, German Federal Minister for Cooperation and Development
For her efforts at European level to build an EU strategy on Africa, her extensive work in European development policy and also for her work to promote the rights of women in both the developing and developed world.
Plataforma de Mujeres Artistas contra la violencia de Género
For their campaign against domestic violence and awareness raising of the problem in society, for their work on gender issues with the aim of promoting equality and independence for women in Spain and around the world, and at national level for their campaigns, working with politicians and women's organisations, for changes to legislation to better protect women from violence.
Réseau Education Sans Frontières (RESF), France
For their work providing information and support to undocumented migrant school children, for their campaigns in locally organised branches against the deportation of migrant school children and their families, which calls for the respect of their human rights and dignity.
Aminatou Haidar, Human rights Activist, Western Sahara
For her leading role in campaigns organised for the release of Saharawi prisoners of conscience and political prisoners since becoming involved in the political struggle in the 1980s, for her continuing work towards her goal of achieving self-determination for the Saharawi using non-violent means and for her awareness raising of their plight internationally.
Parents Circle - Families Forum (PCFF), Israel/Palestine
For their work to educate and influence the public and policymakers to support an end to violence and the achievement of a political agreement between Israel and Palestine, for their striving to change perceptions and promoting the rethinking of attitudes regarding the ongoing conflict and how Israeli and Palestinians views each other.