Plans are underway for the annual assembly of the Order of Saint Andrew to be held Friday, Oct. 24 through Sunday, Oct. 26 at the Hilton Hotel in New York, NY. The presentation of the Athenagoras Human Rights Award will be held in conjunction with the assembly on Saturday evening, Oct. 25 during the Grand Banquet.
The Athenagoras Human Rights Award is presented annually by the Order to a person or organization, which has consistently exemplified by action, purpose and dedication, concern for the basic rights and religious freedom of all people. The 2007 recipient of the award was His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, Exarch of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.
To learn about the history and origin behind the Athenagoras Human Rights award and for resources on past recipients, visit archons.org/athenagorasaward
Further information and details about the assembly weekend will be forthcoming in the coming months.