2021 Call for nominations


The Argentine Republic invites foreign institutions and/or individuals residing abroad that are engaged in the promotion and protection of Human Rights in their respective countries to submit nominations for the 2021 Edition of the Emilio F. Mignone International Human Rights Award.

Nominations will be admitted until 25 October 2021.

The following form must be completed in order to be registered as a candidate:



If you have any questions or wish to submit additional information, please contact premiomignone@cancilleria.gov.ar

In all cases, an e-mail confirming receipt of the form will be sent in order to make the nomination official.

All nominations received will be evaluated by a Selection Committee made up of the Argentine Secretariat for Human Rights; the Centre for Legal and Social Studies (CELS); the Mignone family and the Directorate for Human Rights of the Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship.

The Selection Committee will choose three candidates and submit the list to the Minister of Foreign Affairs for a final decision.

As a result of the situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The ceremony will be held on 9 December 2021. It would be host online depending on the pandemic situation.