Nominated by private person: Paula Siliņa

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Agnese is a 16-year-old girl, who is devoted to securing the rights of vulnerable children, especially orphans. She enjoys volunteering in various orphanages to make children living there feel at home. Agnese created a campaign in her hometown about the importance of children’s rights, which gained a lot of support. With the help of the Latvian Red Cross, she also organised several events in various orphanages. As a result of Agnese’s campaign, there is now a children’s rights organization in her hometown.