Human Rights Prize of the Embassy of France in Ireland [fr]
On 20 September 2012, H.E. Mrs Emmanuelle d’Achon awarded the First Human Rights Prize of the Embassy of France in Ireland to Colm O’Gorman, Executive Director of Amnesty International Ireland, in recognition of his outstanding personal efforts and active involvement in the field of human rights.
Through the awarding of this Prize, the Embassy of France in Ireland wishes to extend its support to individual or collective projects which promote and protect human rights around the world. It also marks the recognition of the fundamental role played by Irish civil society organisations, in particular NGOs, in the advancement of human rights.