Nansen Refugee Award

Nansen Refugee Award

Butterflies with New Wings Building a Future
©UNHCR / J. Arredondo

The 2014 winner

Butterflies with New Wings Building a Future, a group of courageous women that work tirelessly to help displaced survivors of sexual abuse reclaim their lives in Buenaventura, one of the most violent cities in Colombia.

Learn more about Butterflies and their remarkable efforts.

UNHCR will announce the 2015 winner of the Nansen Refugee Award in September 2015.

Video "Butterflies with New Wings Building A Future"

Buenaventura, Colombia: Brutal Realities


"Buenaventura, Colombia: Brutal Realities"
A report commissioned by the Norwegian Refugee Council with support from UNHCR. (PDF format, 3.1 Mb)