Geneva - 30 September 2013
On 30 September, we honoured the 2013 laureate of UNHCR’s Nansen Refugee Award
"This prize, this medal, is not only for me – it is also for all the women, the girls and the children who have been abducted by the LRA," Sister Angélique Namaika said after receiving the Nansen Medal.
The Award ceremony featured a keynote speech from best-selling author Paulo Coelho and musical performances by singer-songwriter Dido, Malaysian singer-songwriter Yuna and Grammy-nominated Malian musicians, Amadou and Mariam.
Host, Keynote Speaker and Artists
- Isabelle Kumar, Host and Euronews presenter
- Paulo Coelho, World-renowned Brazilian novelist, UN Messenger of Peace
- Dido, Internationally acclaimed British singer-songwriter
- Amadou & Mariam, Grammy-nominated Malian musicians, WFP Ambassadors Against Hunger
- Yuna, Internationally acclaimed Malaysian singer-songwriter
Video from the 2013 Ceremony
Photos from the 2013 Ceremony
Sponsors and partners
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