"In consideration of his awareness-raising activities on refugees and migrants", Nicolò Govoni, President of Still I Rise, is among the seven recipients of the CIDU Award for Human Rights awarded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.
«I am very happy and honored by this recognition. For me it is an encouragement to do more and do it better ", says Nicolò Govoni.
Born on the initiative of Vice Minister Emanuela Del Re, in agreement with the Minister Luigi Di Maio, the Interministerial Committee for Human Rights (CIDU) Award is in its first edition and it is awarded to entities, associations and individuals who have particularly distinguished for their contribution to raising the collective awareness of human rights in Italy.
"With this Award, we aim to enhance the widespread social and institutional commitment in our country with respect to every aspect that concerns the sphere of human rights," says Vice Minister Emanuela Del Re. "Through the CIDU network, we hope to amplify the visibility and moral meaning, even and especially among the new generations ».
Together with Nicolò Govoni, the Observatory for Security Against Discriminatory Acts of the State Police (OSCAD), Green Cross Italy, Ernesto Olivero, Eugenia Bonetti, Valentina Tafuni, Nello Scavo also receive the CIDU Award for Human Rights.
The award ceremony will take place on December 10 in Rome, on the occasion of the World Human Rights Day and the Human Rights Festival.