Baptist World Alliance, BWA News Release

BWA receiving human rights award nominations

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The Baptist World Alliance (BWA) has begun the process of accepting nominations for the 2014 Denton and Janice Lotz Human Rights Award. Nominations close on December 20.

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 the work of 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 2014 BWA Executive Committee meeting and the award presented during the Annual Gathering in July 2014 in Izmir, Turkey.

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© October 15, 2013

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