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On 5 October, we honoured the 2015 winner of UNHCR’s Nansen Refugee Award, Aqeela Asifi.

2015 Ceremony Highlights

Host, Keynote Speaker and Artists

  • Isabelle Kumar Isabelle Kumar,
    Host and Euronews presenter
  • Cedric Cassimo Cedric Cassimo,
    Visual artist and composer
  • Angelique Kidjo Angelique Kidjo,
    UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, two-time Grammy winner
  • Barbara Hendricks Barbara Hendricks,
    UNHCR Honorary Ambassador for Life, classical singer
  • Ger Duany Ger Duany,
    UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador for the East and Horn of Africa region, actor

Photos from the 2015 Ceremony

Sponsors and partners

  • Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Swiss Confederation
  • République et canton de Genève
  • Ville de Genève
  • Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • IKEA Foundation

We would like to thank our global broadcast partners Euronews and Phoenix TV.