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October 21, 2010

UNESCO Suspends Dictator Prize After Global Protest. EG Justice and its partners welcomed UNESCO’s decision to suspend the prize funded by President Obiang.

October 21, 2010

An article that highlights a high profile letter sent by more than 100 African scholars and human rights activists calling on UNESCO to cancel the UNESCO-Obiang Prize for the Life Sciences.

October 5, 2010

UNESCO should use this month’s executive board meeting to cancel its prize named after and funded by Teodoro Obiang, the president of Equatorial Guinea, said EG Justice and partner groups today.

The New York Times
STEVEN ERLANGER
October 8, 2010

The United States has put forward a resolution at the board meeting of the United Nations’ main cultural and education organization calling for the withdrawal of a lavish prize offered by an African dictator and the return of the money.

October 21, 2010

The United Nations cultural organization UNESCO bowed to pressure from anti-corruption campaigners and suspended a science prize named after Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang Nguema.

EG Justice
EG Justice
October 11, 2010

EG Justice and its partners welcomed UNESCO’s decision to suspend, indefinitely, the prize funded by and named after President Obiang of Equatorial Guinea.

October 11, 2010

We, the undersigned Equatoguinean citizens, jointly with the undersigned laureates, scholars, scientists, cultural figures, human rights defenders, and other concerned individuals and organizations from across the African continent, are writing to urge you to cancel the UNESCO-Obiang Nguema Mbasogo International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences.

October 19, 2010

Independent global report reveals how Equatorial Guinea could improve transparency quickly with little cost or effort.

October 5, 2010

Human rights organizations, including EG Justice, call on UNESCO to cancel the UNESCO-Obiang Nguema Mbasogo International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences.

October 3, 2010

An article that highlights the hypocrisy of UNESCO's proposed UNESCO-Obiang Nguema Mbasogo International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences.

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