European Lawyers in Lesvos win Pax Christi International 2019 Peace Award

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Thursday, May 30, 2019
European Lawyers in Lesvos win Pax Christi International 2019 Peace Award

Author: indcatholicnews.com | 30 May 2019

Pax Christi International has announcde that the European Lawyers in Lesvos (ELIL), based in Greece, is the recipient of the 2019 Pax Christi International Peace Award. The award ceremony will be held in Brussels on 26 June.

"European Lawyers in Lesvos (ELIL) is delighted and honoured to have been chosen to receive the 2019 Pax Christi International Peace Prize," said ELIL's managing director Philip Worthington. "We are very grateful that our work to uphold the rule of law, protect human rights and ensure meaningful access to justice for refugees on Lesvos has been recognised in this way and hope that it will help raise awareness of the critical importance of ensuring that refugees have access to legal assistance throughout their asylum procedure." Read more>>>