Baptist World Alliance, BWA News Release

2018 human rights award nomination now open

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The Baptist World Alliance has begun the process of accepting nominations for the 2018 Denton and Janice Lotz Human Rights Award. Nominations will close on November 30, 2017.

Any Baptist individual, church or organization can submit a nomination, and any Baptist is eligible to receive the award.

The award is intended to recognize and give visibility to men and women who have done outstanding work in defending and promoting human rights as defined by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Persons may not make nominations on their own behalf.

The awardee will be announced at the March 2018 BWA Executive Committee meeting and the award presented during the Annual Gathering in July 2018 in Zurich, Switzerland.

The nominations form may be downloaded here on the BWA website.