Photo: Sister Angélique Namaika was the 2013 winner of UNHCR’s Nansen Refugee Award. Sister Angélique (in black) teaches women to make clothes in the remote town of Dungu, which is in the area of north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo most affected by LRA activities and displacement. UNHCR / B. Sokol
Do you know someone who is doing exceptional work for refugees, internally displaced people or stateless people?
The UN’s refugee agency, UNHCR, is looking for candidates for its annual Nansen Refugee Award – stories of true heroes whose courage, compassion and perseverance has made a difference in the lives of refugees, internally displaced or stateless people.
Candidates can be individuals or groups, for example NGOs.
The strongest candidates will have demonstrated exceptional commitment to humanitarian work which: