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.
© UNHCR/Mark Henley

Nominations for the 2017 Nansen Refugee Award close midnight 7 February!

Time is running out to submit your nomination for the 2017 Nansen Refugee Award!

Who do you know making a difference to refugees and displaced people? Who deserves recognition and an investment of $150,000 to continue their amazing work?

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

Nominations must be submitted by midnight 7 February CET.

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