Tag Archives: Nansen Awards

Why does one man risk his life to serve his community? Because he has seen the need—and he cannot close his eyes
Dr Evan Atar Adaha, based in Bunj, South Sudan runs a hospital serving an area the size of Switzerland...
Nansen Refugee Award: coming together to drive change
Many of us have our basic needs taken care of; a secure home, good health, a regular income, our...
An evening to remember at the Nansen Refugee Award #WithRefugees
In June 1921, the Council of the League of Nations, spurred by the Red Cross and other organisations, instituted...
Speechless – for once in my life
While on the plane and travelling to Geneva and the Nansen Awards ceremony, I didn’t know exactly what to...
Nansen Awards honour Greek volunteers for bringing hope to thousands of refugees
Wow, what an unbelievable day I’ve just had. I started out this morning in the Netherlands saying goodbye to...
Inspiration at breakfast
Yesterday morning we met with Aqueela Asifi, her husband and their youngest daughter for breakfast. It was a breakfast...
The Nansen Awards 2015
Today, we could attend the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award in Geneva – What a rollercoaster of emotions. On the...
The morning after…
We had an early start this morning, and left the hotel for meeting up with the Nansen Award winners,...
Nansen Refugee Awards 2014
We arrived to Bâtiment des Forces motrices in Geneva, a beautiful building that had been a water turbine We...