munt op witThe Treaties of Nijmegen Medal is a biannual prize that is awarded to one of the key international figures committed to European development.In 2010, Jacques Delors received the inaugural award, while in 2012 the Medal went to Umberto Eco. On 7 May 2014, the Treaties of Nijmegen Medal was awarded to Neelie Kroes in recognition of her contributions to the development and prosperity of Europe.

In 2016, the next edition of the Treaties of Nijmegen Medal will take place.The 2016 Treaties of Nijmegen Medal is to be awarded to the European Court of Human Rights for its contribution to the development of Europe and the protection of human rights.

The Treaties of Nijmegen Medal is an initiative by the municipality of Nijmegen, Radboud University Nijmegen and NXP Semiconductors N.V., and is supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Award ceremony 2016

The prize will be presented in the St. Stevenskerk in Nijmegen on November 18, after which Guido Raimondi, President of the Court, will deliver the Treaties of Nijmegen lecture. We would like to invite you to the award ceremony. We kindly ask you to register because of the limited seats available.

Ancillary programme for the 2016 Treaties of Nijmegen Medal
Blind Spot?—Human Rights in Europe
16, 17, 18, 19 November 2016
Location: Lux