Invitation Lawyers for Lawyers Award Ceremony 2019
13 May 2019

Invitation Lawyers for Lawyers Award Ceremony 2019

Presenting the 2019 Laureate of the Lawyers for Lawyers Award:

Selçuk Kozağaçlı
Human rights lawyer from Turkey

The Award Ceremony will take place on 23 May 2019 in Amsterdam. Register now to attend!


The Award ceremony will be opened by Mr. Ferdinand Grapperhaus, Minister of Justice and Security. Sirikan Charoensiri (2017 Laureate) will present the Lawyers for Lawyers Award 2019 to Selçuk Kozağaçlı who is represented by Serife Ceren Uysal.

Seminar: Lawyers at risk! Do we need a European Convention? 

Prior to the Award ceremony, a seminar with the title ‘Lawyers at risk! Do we need a European Convention?‘ takes place. This seminar is organized in collaboration with the Amsterdam Bar Association and the Justitia Commission of the Young Lawyers Association Amsterdam. The main topic of the seminar will concern the developments surrounding the proposed European Convention on the Profession of Lawyers.

Speakers include Mrs. Marriët Schuurman, Human Rights Ambassador of the Netherlands, Lawyers for Lawyers Award laureates and nominees from Zimbabwe, Thailand and Turkey as well as representatives from national and international bar associations and the Council of Europe.

Location: De Rode Hoed, Amsterdam
Date & Time: 23 May 2019, 14.30 – 17.30. Drinks from 17.30
Program: Click here to see the full program

Register now!

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