Dortmund, Germany. The Grand Lodge of the Ancient and Accepted Masons of Germany (United Grand Lodges of Germany) will present the "Prize for Humanity" to the Association "Against forgetting - for democracy." The award worth 10,000 euros is given by the Grand Lodge to keep alive the memory against dictatorship and promote civic and political engagement dissociated from extremism.
The event will take place on October 16, 2013, in Dortmund. The prize will be handed to former Minister Wolfgang Tiefensee. Grand Master Axel Pohlmann believes that this year's prize will be awarded to a person worthy and honorable as Minister Wolfgang Tiefensee is. The prize is awarded by the Grand Lodge since 1969 and highlights individuals and associations for outstanding humanitarian actions.