Nominations for the 2017 Nansen Refugee Award closed
The call for nominations to find our 2017 Nansen Refugee Award winner closed at midnight on 7 February.
Thank you so much if you took the time to submit a nomination, we have received record numbers.
The selection process is strictly confidential and the winner will be announced in September 2017.
Efi Latsoudi and the Hellenic Rescue Team won in 2016. Watch the ceremony highlights
UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Kristin Davis is helping us find the next hero – 'we need your nominations'.
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.