Read more about the fabulous award ceremony that Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung put on for the CDRSEE when presenting the 2013 Human Rights Award (in German), and listen to an interview and the acceptance speech by the CDRSEE's Nenad Sebek, and the laudation speech by EU Parliament President Martin Schulz:
Both the interview and speeches can be downloaded as well:
You can download the english translation of the laudatory speech by EU Parliament President Martin Schulz at the FES award presentation here.
Chairman of the FES, (L) Mr. Kurt Beck, and President of the European Parliament, (R) Mr. Martin Schulz, present the award to the CDRSEE’s Nenad Sebek.
President of the European Parliament, Mr. Martin Schulz, gives a memorable laudatory speech.
Chairman of the FES, Mr. Kurt Beck, speaks on the importance of the Human Rights Award and this year’s recipient, the CDRSEE.
A panel discussion, “Divided Memory - Common History: Shaping a peaceful future of Southeast Europe” ensued following the award ceremony. The panelists, from the left, included Ulf Brunnbauer, Director of the Southeast Institute at the University of Regensburg; Michael Martens - Moderator, Southeast European correspondent for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung; Nenad Šebek, Executive Director of CDRSEE; and Costa Carras, Member of the Board of Directors of the CDRSEE.
Regional music is featured alongside the celebratory portion of the event by the band Romença.
Member of the CDRSEE board, Mr. Costa Carras, provides his insight during the panel discussion.
The CDRSEE’s four history workbooks currently in circulation which exist in 11 languages.
All pictures by Torben Geeck with copyright of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.