Hungarian Helsinki Committee and Jane McAdam win ex-aequo The Calouste Gulbenkian Prize
The Calouste Gulbenkian 2017 Prize, with the sum of 100,000 euros, is ex-aequo awarded to the Hungarian Helsinki Committee, a non-governmental organisation that provides legal support to migrants and refugees in Hungary and to Professor Jane McAdam, an influential Australian researcher in the field of law. The two winners divide this award between them in the light of their invaluable respective contributions towards defending human rights, in particular those of refugees.
Portuguese Mathematics Society, ADVID – the Association for the Development of Douro Valley Viticulture and Artistic Musical Society of Pousos win the national Gulbenkian Prizes
The Portuguese Mathematics Society, ADVID – the Association of Douro Valley Viticulture Development and the Artistic Musical Society of Pousos are the winners of the Gulbenkian Prize, in the categories of Knowledge, Sustainability and Cohesion, respectively. The three Award categories correspond to the priority fields in which the Foundation is intervening in the next few years.