The jury

On december 9 2019 the jury will announce the three winners per age category out of the six best entries. There are two age categories: up to 17 years and 18 years and older.

Every age category is awarded a first prize of € 500, a second prize of € 250 and a third prize of € 100. Fourth and fifth prize winner’s will receive an honorable mention. All cash prizes will be donated to a charity of the winner’s choice.

All award winners receive a work of art by Sanne Vaassen as a souvenir.


Onno Hoes
Initiator and Chairman of the jury
Maastricht Human Rights Prize

Rob Selen
Teacher and mentor
VISTA college

Fons Coomans
Human Rights Professor at
Maastricht University

Eric van de Luytgaarden
Lector Preventative Law
Zuyd University

Désirée Tonnaer
Visual Artist

Gijsbert de Keizer
Head of Department Language & Literature
United World College

Patricia Hanssen
Bernard Lievegoed School VO