Past Awardees

Pacific Human Rights Awards 2007

10th RRRT Pacific Human Rights Awards (announced in December 2010)

Tonga Women's Crisis Centre
Lilly Bo' soer (PNG)
lsland Girl Power (Guam)
Fiji National Council for Disabled Persons

8th RRRT Pacific Human Rights Awards (announced in December 2008)

Dame Carol Kidu - For outstanding contribution to promoting the rights of Pacific Islanders (PNG)
Setareki Macanawai - Special citation for advancing the rights of persons with disabilities (Fiji)
Andonia Piau-Lynch - Special citation for advancing the rights of persons with disabilities (Vanuatu)
Lynnsay Rongokea-Francis - Special recognition for long-standing support for the rights of women

7th RRRT Pacific Human Rights Awards (announced in December 2007)

1st place: Kup Women for Peace (Papua New Guinea)
1st runner up: Disability Promotion & Advocacy Association (Vanuatu)
2nd runner up: Fiji Women's Crisis Centre
3rd runner up: Pacific Counselling and Social Services (Fiji)

6th RRRT Pacific Human Rights Awards (announced in February 2006)

Regional category

1st place: Makira Community Conservation Foundation (Solomon Islands)
1st runner up: Samoa AIDS Foundation
2nd runner up: Tuvalu Church Women Fellowship

Fiji category

1st place: Sexual Minorities Project
1st runner up: Fiji Disabled Peoples Association
2nd runner up: Women's Action for Change

5th RRRT Pacific Human Rights Awards (announced in February 2005)

Regional category

1st place: The Institute for Human Rights Study and Advocacy (ELSHAM) (West Papua)
1st runner up: The National Peace Council (Solomon Islands)
2nd runner up: The Pacific Islands AIDS Foundation

Fiji category

1st place: AIDS Task Force of Fiji
1st runner up: Legal Aid Commission
2nd runner up: Fiji Disabled People's Association

4th RRRT Pacific Human Rights Awards (announced in February 2004)

Regional category

1st place: The Melanesian Brotherhood (Solomon Islands)
1st runner up: The Disability Promotion & Advocacy Association (Vanuatu)
2nd runner up: The Leitana Nehan Women's Development Agency (Bougainville)

Fiji category

1st place: The Fiji Disabled People's Association
1st runner up: The Ecumenical Centre for Research, Education and Advocacy
2nd runner up: Save the Children Fiji
Special commendation: Pacific Islands AIDS Foundation

3rd RRRT Pacific Human Rights Awards (announced in March 2002)

Regional category

Vanuatu Women's Centre
Foundation for the Peoples of the South Pacific – Vanuatu

Fiji category

Citizens' Constitutional Forum
Lautoka District Dorcas
Solomon Islands category
National Council of Women
Family Support Centre

2nd RRRT Pacific Human Rights Awards (announced in December 2000)

Fiji Women's Rights Movement

1st RRRT Pacific Human Rights Awards (announced in December 1999)

Tongan Catholic Women's League



SPC’s Regional Rights Resource Team receives core funding from the Australian Government and additional project support from the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Pacific Leadership Programme (PLP), European Union (EU) and the German Development Bank (KfW).