Prince Claus Awards Committee

2019 President of the Senate Minister Awards Committee Laureates Royal Palace c Frank van Beek

The Prince Claus Awards Committee consists of independent experts from different countries representing a broad range of disciplines. 

The Awards Committee provides advice to the Prince Claus Fund Board on the annual selection of the laureates. The members of the Awards Committee provide their services voluntarily for a term of two years. This term can be extended by two more years.

The Prince Claus Laureates are announced in September each year. Read our 2019 Awards Book with the most recent Awards Committee report, photos and more information about our 2019 Laureates. 

Photo: The 2019 Prince Claus Laureates, Awards Committee with President of the Dutch Senate Jan Anthonie Bruijn and Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Sigrid Kaag at the Royal Palace Amsterdam (c) Frank van Beek.

Film credit: New Amsterdam Film Company Producer: Chantal Gulpers & Sanne Stoker Director / Editor: Juliette Stevens

2020 Prince Claus Awards Committee:

  • Manuel de Rivero (Chair), Architect and Urbanist, Lima, Peru
  • Sheikha Hoor Al Qasimi, Curator and Visual Artist, Sharjah, Emirate of Sharjah
  • Sandra den Hamer, Director of the Eye Filmmuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Amar Kanwar, Visual Artist and Filmmaker, Delhi, India
  • Neo Muyanga, Composer and musician, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Fariba Derakhshani, Programme Coordinator of the Awards and Secretary to the Awards Committee