The HRT and Efi Latsoudi receive the 2016 Nansen Refugee Award at a ceremony in Geneva, for their outstanding work during 2015 when they helped thousands of refugees arriving in Greece.
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Nominations for the 2017 winner closes 7 February!

Do you know a hero supporting refugees? Someone who is dedicating their time and resources and going above and beyond the call of duty?

Nominations for the 2017 Nansen Refugee Award close on 7 February. The successful winner will receive $150,000 to invest in their work and a global media platform to raise awareness of the context in which they operate.

Click to nominate or click to find out more about what we are looking for in a nominee.

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2016 Nansen Ceremony – the highlights

On 3 October we recognised the efforts of Efi Latsoudi and Konstantinos Mitragas with an inspirational ceremony in Geneva. Watch the highlights film.

Aqeela Asifi is turning girls' dreams into reality in Pakistan

In 2015 Aqeela Asifi won the Nansen Refugee Award. Investing most of her prize fund into extending her school, Asifi has now made the impossible possible – refugee girls can now continue their education past the age of 14.

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