Deadline Extended: 2015 Champaign Urbana International Humanitarian Awards – Call for Nominations

The Cities of Champaign and Urbana are accepting nominations for the 13th Annual Champaign Urbana International Humanitarian Awards. Award recipients will be honored Thursday, September 3, 2015, at the I Hotel and Conference Center at 1900 S. First Street in Champaign at 5:45 p.m.

The purpose of the International Humanitarian Awards is:

  • to honor individuals whose work has contributed significantly to international understanding, cooperation, friendship and development;
  • to recognize the richness of Champaign County’s international contributions, concerns and commitments in the following categories: agriculture, hospitality, humanitarian relief, human rights, research/education and trade and business; and
  • to educate the public about the connections which exist between our local community and the global community.

The nomination deadline has been extended for this prestigious award. We invite you to consider nominating an individual or organization whose extraordinary international service has improved the lives and contributed to the well-being of people in the following areas: agriculture, hospitality, humanitarian relief, human rights, research/education or trade and business. The nomination deadline is extended to Wednesday, May 20, 2015.

Nominations should be submitted in writing, not to exceed three (3) double-spaced typed pages and mailed to: C-U International Humanitarian Awards, Champaign Community Relations Office, 102 North Neil Street, Champaign, IL 61820.

Nomination forms are available on these websites at: www.ci.champaign.il.us/cuiha or urbanaillinois.us

For additional information, contact the Community Relations Office at 217/403-8830 or via e-mail at communityrelations@ci.champaign.il.us.