Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity – Armenia 2021.

The Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity is given every year since 2016. It is awarded on behalf of Armenian Genocide survivors.

Aurora Humanitarian Initiative – Laureates of Aurora Prize – Fartuun Adan and Ilwad Elman

On December 9th, 2021, a postage stamp dedicated to the theme “Aurora Humanitarian Initiative. Laureates of “Aurora” Prize. Fartuun Adan and Ilwad Elman” has been cancelled and put into circulation.

The postage stamp with nominal value of 350 AMD is printed in “Cartor” printing house in France with print-run of 15 000 stamps. The designer of the stamp is Alla Mingalyova, a member of the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative team.

HayPost” CJSC has issued a donation coupon for 150 AMD attached to the postage stamp. “HayPost” CJSC will transfer 150 AMD donation value to the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative.

The postage stamp depicts the fifth Aurora Prize Laureate, the human rights defenders from Somalia, the mother and daughter Fartuun Adan and Ilwad Elman, who lead the Elman Peace and Human Rights Centre, inspired by Fartuun’s husband and Ilwad’s father, peace activist Elman Ali Ahmed who was murdered in 1996. The mother and daughter team fights for the women’s rights, peacebuilding and development. Their courage and unwavering commitment to the people of Somalia has earned them global recognition