Ambassador Sterling Presents Embassy’s Annual Human Rights Awards

U.S. Embassy Bratislava held its 6th annual Human Rights Awards reception on May 23 at Ambassador Adam Sterling’s residence. The Embassy recognized Forgotten Slovakia, a civic initiative that combats fascism and other forms of extremism and violence, with the Human Rights Defender Award. Against Corruption, an NGO based in Zilina, received the Transparency Award for its work promoting transparency and the rule of law. The final award, the Women of Courage Award, was presented to Fenestra, a non-profit organization that has been working to prevent gender-based violence in Slovakia for the past 20 years.