The « Henri La Fontaine International Prize for Humanism » rewards every two year a person, institution or association « contributing significantly to the defense, transmission and actualization of the values defended by Henri La Fontaine, Nobel Peace Prize 1913, such as humanism, social justice, feminism and free thinking. »
The Henri La Fontaine Foundation, created in his honor, announced on Monday, October 20, the unanimously selected laureate : Cartooning for Peace. Cartooning for Peace is very honored and pleased with this distinction!
This year, prominent Belgian politician and humanist Antoinette Spaak, Minister of State, will preside over the ceremony and solemnly award the Henri La Fontaine Prize on December 9 in the Hôtel de Ville in Brussels.