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IAPC DEMOCRACY MEDAL
2023 Nomination Form

Nomination Deadline: Friday, 13 October 2023

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The Person/Organization I am Nominating:

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Thank you for submitting a nomination! The IAPC Democracy Medal Committee will be reviewing all nominations.

DEMOCRACY MEDAL WINNERS

  • 2022 Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

  • 2021 Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny

  • 2020 The Women of Belarus

  • 2019 Ekrem İmamoğlu, Mayor of Istanbul, Turkey

  • 2018 Hong Kong Student Activists Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow, Hong Kong Umbrella Movement

  • 2017 Kemal Kilicdaroglu

  • 2016 Committee To Protect Journalist

  • 2015 Leopoldo Lopez

  • 2014 Ben Goddard

  • 2013 Co-Winners: Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar (Trinidad & Tobago); Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller (Jamaica)

  • 2012 Presidents George H.W. Bush & Bill Clinton

  • 2011 The Arab Spring

  • 2010 Morgan Tsvangirai, Prime Minister of Zimbabwe

  • 2009 Dr. Mir Hossein Mousavi, Iranian Prime Minister

  • 2008 Datuk Seri Anwar bin Ibrahim, Former Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia

  • 2007 The People of Indonesia

  • 2006 Evelyn Dubrow, Director Emeritus IAPC

  • 2005 Viktor Yushchenko, President of Ukraine

  • 2004 Dr. Shirin Ebadi, Founder National Association in Support of Children’s Rights, Iran

  • 2003 Joe Napolitan & Michel Bongrand, Founding members of the IAPC

  • 2002 Morgan Tsvangirai, Chairman, Movement of Democratic Change, Zimbabwe

  • 2001 Hugo Banzer, President of Bolivia

  • 2000 George Mitchell, Former US Senator

  • 1999 Milo Djukanovic, President of the Republic of Montenegro

  • 1998 Martin Lee, Chairman, Hong Kong Democratic Party

  • 1997 International Foundation for Election Systems

  • 1996 Yitzhak Rabin (posthumous), Prime Minister of Israel

  • 1995 Aung San Suu Kyi, National Leauge for Democracy in Mayarmar

  • 1994 Jimmy Carter, Former President of the U.S.

  • 1993 F. W. de Klerk, State President, Republic of South Africa And Nelson Mandela, President, African National Congress

  • 1992 Hans-Dietrich Genscher, 18 years Foreign Minister

  • 1991 Boris Yeltsin, President of the Russian Republic

  • 1990 Vaclav Havel, President of Czechoslovakia

  • 1989 Mikhail Gorbachev, President of USSR

  • 1988 No Medal awarded

  • 1987 Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister of Great Britain

  • 1986 Corazon Aquino, President of the Philippines

  • 1985 Willy Brandt, Chancellor of West Germany

  • 1984 Raul Alfonsin, President of Argentina

  • 1983 Raoul Wallenberg, Swedish diplomat

  • 1982 Lech Walesa, Polish Solidarity leader

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