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Angela Merkel gets UN prize for handling of 2015 migration crisis

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 Former German chancellor Angela Merkel has been awarded the UN refugee body s award for her role in the way her country accepted more than 1 2 million refugees And also with asylum seekers in 2015 and 2016 the UN refugee agency announced in Geneva on Tuesday Merkel showed what can be achieved when politicians take the right course of action and work to find solutions to the world s challenges rather than simply shift responsibility to others This was the citation by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR The Nansen Refugee Award awarded annually by the UNHCR stood at worth 150 000 dollars It is named after Fridtjof Nansen a Norwegian polar explorer and humanitarian who received the 1922 Nobel Peace Prize NewsSourceCredit NAN
Angela Merkel gets UN prize for handling of 2015 migration crisis

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Former German chancellor Angela Merkel has been awarded the UN refugee body’s award for her role in the way her country accepted more than 1.2 million refugees.

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And also with asylum seekers in 2015 and 2016, the UN refugee agency announced in Geneva on Tuesday.

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“Merkel showed what can be achieved when politicians take the right course of action and work to find solutions to the world’s challenges rather than simply shift responsibility to others.

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High Commissioner for Refugees

This was the citation by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

Nansen Refugee Award

The Nansen Refugee Award, awarded annually by the UNHCR, stood at worth 150,000 dollars.

Fridtjof Nansen

It is named after Fridtjof Nansen, a Norwegian polar explorer and humanitarian who received the 1922 Nobel Peace Prize.

NewsSourceCredit: NAN

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