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Simorgh Peace Prize

4th Simorgh Peace Prize & 19th anniversary of Armanshahr’s establishment

The statutes of 4th Simorgh International Peace Prize were awarded on Human Rights Day (10th December 2015) in the context of the Human Rights Week and simultaneously with the 19th anniversary of Armanshahr’s establishment.

Thursday 17 December 2015

Press release; 4th International Simorgh Peace Prize awards

Armanshahr Foundation/OPEN ASIA announced the recipients of the 4th International Simorgh Peace Prize awards on the 57th Human Rights Day during the “Human Rights Week” (7-10 December 2015) in Kabul.

Thursday 10 December 2015

4th International Simorgh Peace Prize Awardees – 2015

This 4th round, women who are true protectors of peace in three countries located at the heart of Asia – Afghanistan, Iran and Tajikistan – were recipients of the awards; women who despise war-mongering and stand up to it by their civic and sustained initiatives; innovative women who resist the despotic and war-afflicted world and give us hope to continue the struggle to change the unjust relations and serve equality.

Thursday 10 December 2015

Call for nominations to the 4th Simorgh International Peace Prize

We are publishing the call for the 4th Simorgh International Peace Prize, while flames of war are engulfing the world and countless humans are taking to the sea to flee the demon of war, to seek a shelter and achieve relative calm from fear for food and their lives.

Monday 21 September 2015

Cultural Programmes of the Human Rights Week 2014 – Poets composed and young people played for peace

Armanshahr Foundation, in cooperation with the French Institute in Afghanistan, organised the Human Rights Week at the Institute’s premises from 7-10 December 2014.

Sunday 4 January 2015

Human Rights Week Day 4: Defending human rights and women’s rights defenders against repression and arbitrary exercise of power by state and armed opposition groups

10th of December, was the fourth day of the Human Rights Week. University professors, HR activists, students and citizens of Kabul attended the Goftegu public debate titled “Defending human rights and women’s rights defenders against repression

Sunday 14 December 2014

Press release: 3rd International Simorgh Peace Prize awards

Kabul -Today, Armanshahr Foundation/OPEN ASIA announced the recipients of the 3rd International Simorgh Peace Prize awards. In the 3rd Festival, works of musicians in Afghanistan, Tajikistan and Iran were appreciated. The following artists are the recipients of the azure statute of Simorgh Peace Prize.

Wednesday 10 December 2014

113-114th Goftegu Public Debate: Simorgh; Two years of critique meetings – 3rd round of peace prize

The 113th Goftegu (Year VII) public debate of Armanshahr concentrated on the presentation of the call for participation of musicians in the 3rd Simorgh peace prize competition. The meeting was held at Ibn Sina Hall in Herat on Tuesday 7 May 2013, where a sizeable number of poets, cultural activists and musicians took part.

Friday 16 August 2013

100 and 101th Goftegu Public Debate: Armanshahr celebrated its 15th Anniversary with Simorgh peace prize awards

The 15th anniversary of the establishment of Armanshahr Foundation/Open Asia was celebrated in its 100th Goftegu meeting during which the winners of the first and second Simorgh peace prize were announced.

Tuesday 13 August 2013

100th and 101st Goftegu Public Debates: 15 years Armanshahr, celebrated with Simorgh peace prize awards

The 15th anniversary of the establishment of Armanshahr Foundation/Open Asia was celebrated in its 100th Goftegu meeting during which the winners of the first and second Simorgh peace prize were announced. Furthermore, the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Tajikistan and the National Library of Tajikistan were praised for two decades of publishing services and cultural achievements, respectively. Two thousand books were donated to the National Library.

Tuesday 13 August 2013