Freedom Awards

Past Freedom Award Honorees

2017 Honorees


Migrant Offshore Aid Station
Ani Choying Drolma
NATO forces in Central and Eastern Europe
Ambassador Daniel Fried
The Hon. Zbigniew Brzezinski (posthumous)

2016 Honorees


Dr. Horst Teltschik
Maciej Zieba
Nighat Dad
Syria Civil Defence (“The White Helmets”)

2015 Honorees


H.E. Carl Bildt
Donetsk National University
Agnieszka Holland
Nadia Savchenko
Boris Nemtsov (posthumous)

2014 Honorees


H.E. Toomas Hendrik Ilves
H.E. Miklós Németh
Polish-American Freedom Foundation
The People of the Maidan

2013 Honorees


Malala Yousafzai
H.E. Tadeusz Mazowiecki
European Humanities University of Belarus
Ambassador Mark Palmer (posthumous)

2012 Honorees


Władysław Bartoszewski
The National Endowment for Democracy
H.E. Emma Bonino
The People of Tunisia

2011 Honorees


Senator John McCain
The People of Poland
The People of Moldova
Gazeta Wyborcza
Belarus Free Theater, the Human Rights Center “Viasna,” and the Belarusian Association of Journalists
Esraa Abdel Fattah
Ron Asmus (posthumous)

2010 Honorees


Jerzy Buzek
H.E. Aleksander Kwaśniewski
Javier Solana
The Ladies in White/Las Damas de Blanco

2009 Honorees


The Hon. Hillary Clinton
Guido Westerwelle
H.E. Lech Wałęsa
H.E. Václav Havel
Admiral James Stavridis
Klaus Wowereit


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