The Stefanus Prize was established by Stefanus Alliance International in 2005.
It is awarded every second year to a person/persons who has made an outstanding contribution to promote Freedom of Religion and Belief (FoRB) in particular, and Human Rights in general.
The Prize itself consists of a handmade art diploma and € 10,000 to the laureate and her/his work for Freedom of Religion or Belief.
The Stefanus Prize winner
2005 Bishop Thomas, Egypt
2008 Tim A. Peters, Korea/Kina
2010 Victor Biak Lian, Myanmar
2012 Samuel L. S. Salifu, Nigeria
2014 Asma Jahangir, Pakistan
2016 Mine Yildirim & Aykan Erdemir, Turkey
2018 Saad Salloum & Fr. Ameer Jaje OP., Iraq
2020 Nguyen Bac Truyen, Vietnam
In 2018 the Stefanus Prize was awarded to Saad Salloum & Fr. Ameer Jaje OP (both with diplomas), here together with the Prize Committee and the Secretary General of Stefanus Alliance.