The Prize of Liberty
(Prijs voor de Vrijheid
, sometimes translated as Prize for Liberty
or Prize for Freedom
) is an annual award delivered by the Flemish classical-liberal thinktank Nova Civitas
. It is considered one of the most important liberal
awards in the Low Countries
Every laureate is to hold a so-called Gustave de Molinari Lecture before receiving the award. Gustave de Molinari was a very famous Belgian liberal philosopher.
Gustave de Molinari lectures
- Speech of Freedom (Vrijheidsspeech), Urbain Servranckx, January 2008
- Erosion of Freedom , (Erosie van de Vrijheid), Derk-Jan Eppink, January 2007.
- The Decline of Wallonia , (De Achteruitgang van Wallonië), Alain Destexhe, January 2006.
- The Liberty to Discriminate , (De Vrijheid om te Discrimineren), Matthias Storme, January 2005.
- My Freedom and Islam , (Mijn Vrijheid en de Islam), Ayaan Hirsi Ali, January 2004.
- Fear for Freedom , (Angst voor de Vrijheid), Luuk Van Middelaar, January 2003.