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LUX Prize 2012 :
The European Parliament LUX prize casts an annual spotlight on films that go to the heart of the European public debate. The Parliament believes that the cinema, a mass cultural medium, can be an ideal vehicle for debate and reflection on Europe and its future. The films selected for the LUX Prize competition help to air different views on some of the main social and political issues of the day...Don't forget to vote for your favorite film on the LUX Prize Website or on the LUX Prize Facebook Page
2013 Charlemagne Youth Prize :
The European Charlemagne Youth Prize aims to encourage the development of European consciousness among young people, as well as their participation in European integration projects. The Prize is awarded to projects undertaken by young people which foster understanding, promote the development of a shared sense of European identity, and offer practical examples of Europeans living together as one community. The Prize is awarded jointly and annually by the European Parliament and the Foundation of the International Charlemagne Prize of Aachen.
The European Citizens' Initiative :
The European citizens' initiative allows citizens to participate directly in the development of EU policies, by calling on the European Commission to make a legislative proposal, having presented their case at a European Parliament hearing.
Sakharov Prize 2012 :
The Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought is awarded each year by the European Parliament. The prize was set up in 1988 to honour individuals or organisations for their efforts on behalf of human rights and fundamental freedoms.