European Citizen’s Prize 2021 


The European Citizen’s Prize recognises initiatives that contribute to European cooperation and the promotion of common values.

2021 European Citizen's Prize  

Awarded every year by the European Parliament, the prize goes to people or organisations that encourage:

  • Mutual understanding and closer integration between people in the EU
  • Cross-border cooperation that builds a stronger European spirit
  • EU values and fundamental rights


Find out about the 2021 winners (pdf).

How to apply

People, groups, associations or organisations can apply for the European Citizen’s Prize or can nominate a project. MEPs can also submit a nomination.

Read more about the rules.

Previous awards

Find out who won the European Citizen’s Prize in 2020.

For more information about the prize, you can send an email to