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Sir Christopher Chataway - obituary - Telegraph

Sir Christopher Chataway - obituary - Telegraph | UNHCR's Nansen Refugee Award | Scoop.it

"With three friends, Chataway was prime mover of World Refugee Year, which   raised £9 million in Britain alone and brought him the 1960 Nansen Medal. He   was an early chairman of Oxfam, and went on to chair Action Aid and the   Bletchley Park Trust."

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Women on the frontline: female photojournalists' visions of conflict

Women on the frontline: female photojournalists' visions of conflict | UNHCR's Nansen Refugee Award | Scoop.it

"Alixandra Fazzina- She has won several awards covering the plight of Somali refugees in east Africa and in 2010 won the UNHCR Nansen Refugee award – the first journalist to win the humanitarian prize. She is based in Pakistan but has recently returned to the UK."

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Presentation: (1986) UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award to the people of Canada - YouTube

The people of Canada are the unique recipients of an award for their work on behalf of refugees. This video includes extracts from the 1986 presentation cere...
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Presentation: (1986) UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award to the people of Canada | Canadian Immigration Historical Society

Presentation: (1986) UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award to the people of Canada | Canadian Immigration Historical Society | UNHCR's Nansen Refugee Award | Scoop.it

"It was the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, then Jean-Pierre Hocké, who, in 1986 presented the UNHCR's Nansen Refugee Award to “the people of Canada” through then Governor General Sauvé."

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Prize for Somali woman whose life work has focused on empowering women

Prize for Somali woman whose life work has focused on empowering women | UNHCR's Nansen Refugee Award | Scoop.it
Clar Ni Chonghaile: Hawa Aden Mohamed wins Nansen Refugee Award for her work in educating women and girls in Somalia
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When The Polar Prince Came to Carnegie Hall | Carnegie Hall

When The Polar Prince Came to Carnegie Hall | Carnegie Hall | UNHCR's Nansen Refugee Award | Scoop.it

On this date—December 17—in 1897, Norwegian Arctic explorer Fridtjof Nansen thrilled Carnegie Hall audiences with tales of his “Voyage to the North Pole,” complete with dozens of stereopticon slides, which detailed his legendary Fram expedition of 1893–1896—an epic journey that has gone down in history as one of the most thrilling stories of adventure, discovery, and survival ever.

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'We are stable and respected because we are united'

'We are stable and respected because we are united' | UNHCR's Nansen Refugee Award | Scoop.it

"Once again – and as I said when receiving it – it is you who really earned the Nansen Medal which I received on your behalf for our work for refugees."

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Somalia: UNHCR Celebrates Annalena's Amazing Life and Work

Somalia: UNHCR Celebrates Annalena's Amazing Life and Work | UNHCR's Nansen Refugee Award | Scoop.it
The amazing life and work of the late Annalena Tonelli was celebrated by UNHCR Somalia with premier screening of a specially produced 26 minute documentary entitled Annalena: Legacy of a 'Nobody' on the eve of the tenth anniversary of her tragic death.
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Home

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"IPPmedia Nyerere still exemplary on principles - scholars IPPmedia Because of this he was therefore presented with many awards received the Nehru Award for International Understanding in 1976, the Third World Prize in 1982, the Nansen Medal for..."

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Women Stand Up for Women at WITW14

Women Stand Up for Women at WITW14 | UNHCR's Nansen Refugee Award | Scoop.it

"Mlambo-Ngcuka is standing up for Sister Angelique Namaika, a Roman Catholic nun in the Congo who works with women and girls displaced and abused by the Lord’s Resistance Army, “to encourage them and help them find a happy life"

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Vatican Radio Vatican Radio

Vatican Radio Vatican Radio | UNHCR's Nansen Refugee Award | Scoop.it

"(Vatican Radio) I am Lydia O’Kane. Over the years as a journalist I have had the privilege to interview many women whose courage, commitment and determination have been a beacon of hope in a world often beset by conflict and strife.

 

One of those women is Sister Angélique Namaika who received the 2013 Nansen Refugee Award for her tireless work in the remote north east region of the Democratic Republic of Congo with survivors of displacement and abuse by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA)."

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République démocratique du Congo . Soeur Angélique, mère consolatrice

République démocratique du Congo . Soeur Angélique, mère consolatrice | UNHCR's Nansen Refugee Award | Scoop.it
Au Congo, cette religieuse a redonné le sourire à des centaines de femmes violées Depuis 2003, elle s’occupe de femmes et d’enfants victimes de la barbarie des milices qui sévissent dans le nord de la République démocratique du Congo. Un chaos qui ensanglante la région depuis des décennies. Avec douceur et détermination, cette héroïne des temps modernes aide les plus vulnérables à retrouver leur dignité. Pour ces femmes, ces enfants torturés, c’est une renaissance.
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Trade Fair | OCHA

OCHA(Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs) is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. OCHA also ensures there is a framework within which each actor can contribute to the overall response effort.
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Chris Chataway: Athlete who helped Roger Bannister make sporting history and went on to serve as a respected Tory MP

Chris Chataway: Athlete who helped Roger Bannister make sporting history and went on to serve as a respected Tory MP | UNHCR's Nansen Refugee Award | Scoop.it

"Chris Chataway led a rich and varied life. Famous as an outstanding middle-distance runner, he was also a broadcaster in the early days of television, a Conservative minister, businessman, and successful fund raiser for charities.

He spoke out against apartheid and campaigned for refugees; his efforts on behalf of the latter were so successful he was awarded the Nansen Medal in 1960, World Refugee Year."

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Nansen and Amundsen

Nansen and Amundsen | UNHCR's Nansen Refugee Award | Scoop.it
Fridtjof Nansen and Roald Amundsen "Dr Nansen said that the secret of [Amundsen's] success was that he acquired knowledge and then bought his ship, instead of doing what most explorers had done, bo...
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Past Laureates

Past Laureates | UNHCR's Nansen Refugee Award | Scoop.it
Once a year the Nansen Refugee Award honours extraordinary service to refugees, and outstanding work on behalf of the forcibly displaced.
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[18 Oct 1995] REF/1123 : GRACA MACHEL NAMED 1995 NANSEN MEDAL WINNER

[18 Oct 1995] REF/1123 : GRACA MACHEL NAMED 1995 NANSEN MEDAL WINNER | UNHCR's Nansen Refugee Award | Scoop.it

GENEVA, 17 October (UNHCR) -- Mozambican humanitarian Graca Machel was named today as the 1995 Nansen Medal winner for her outstanding contributions on behalf of refugee children.

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Nelson Mandela Wife: Graca Machel A Respected Humanitarian In Her Own Right

Nelson Mandela Wife: Graca Machel A Respected Humanitarian In Her Own Right | UNHCR's Nansen Refugee Award | Scoop.it
"Nelson Mandela Wife: Graca Machel A Respected Humanitarian In Her Own Right Huffington Post Canada She has won numerous awards for her humanitarian work, including the Laureate of Africa Prize for Leadership for the Sustainable End of Hunger in..."
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Graça Machel: so much more than a first lady

Graça Machel: so much more than a first lady | UNHCR's Nansen Refugee Award | Scoop.it

"Profile: As the world's thoughts turn towards Nelson Mandela, it is becoming clear that his wife too will take her place in history as a huge figure in the fight against poverty, illiteracy and injustic.

 

Once again, she demonstrated extraordinary gifts of leadership and imagination. In 1995, she won the UN's important Nansen medal for her work on childrens' rights in refugee camps."

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Human Rights Watch slams Somalia over gang-rape investigation

Human Rights Watch slams Somalia over gang-rape investigation | UNHCR's Nansen Refugee Award | Scoop.it

"Hawa Aden Mohamed, a former Somali refugee, created a programme for displaced and often sexually abused women and girls, received the the agency's Nansen prize."

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Canada's human rights failings not irreversible: Neve

Canada's human rights failings not irreversible: Neve | UNHCR's Nansen Refugee Award | Scoop.it

"Canada's human rights failings not irreversible: Neve Moose Jaw Times-Herald “In 1957, then Secretary of State for External Affairs Lester Pearson won the Nobel Peace Prize for (his) peacekeeping initiatives,” Neve added."

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Interview with "Mama" Hawa Aden Mohamed, 2012 Nansen Refugee Award (Global Education Magazine) - YouTube

Published in: http://www.globaleducationmagazine.com/interview-mama-hawa-aden-mohamed-2012-nansen-refugee-award/ Javier Collado interviews Hawa Aden Mohamed ...
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RDC : la belle âme de Soeur Angélique Namaika

RDC : la belle âme de Soeur Angélique Namaika | UNHCR's Nansen Refugee Award | Scoop.it
Lors d'un entretien accordé à "Jeune Afrique", début octobre, Sœur Angélique Namaika, lauréate 2013 du prix Nansen du Haut-commissariat aux réfugiés (HCR), est revenue sur  les raisons de son engagement en faveur des femmes déplacées de Dungu (nord-est de la RDC), à la suite des attaques de la LRA. Avec la dotation allouée à son prix, la religieuse souhaite monter une "boulangerie semi-industrielle" avec les femmes victimes d'exactions.
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UNHCR News Story: Pope Francis meets and blesses Nansen ...

UNHCR News Story: Pope Francis meets and blesses Nansen ... | UNHCR's Nansen Refugee Award | Scoop.it
Fotografia Felici Pope Francis meets and blesses Nansen Refugee Award winner in Rome VATICAN CITY, Italy, October 2 (UNHCR) – Two days after receiving one of the world's top humanitarian awards, Congolese nun ...
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