Hilton Humanitarian Prize

1998 Prize Event

Doctors Without Borders

September 27, 1998 Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York City

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières received the 1998 Hilton Humanitarian Prize at a luncheon featuring former United States President George H. W. Bush as keynote speaker.

September 27, 1998 – Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York City.

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières received the 1998 Hilton Humanitarian Prize at a luncheon featuring former United States President George H. W. Bush as keynote speaker.

Keynote speech, President George H.W. Bush

Acceptance speech, John McGill

Humanitarian Aid Challenges in the New Millennium

September 29, 1998 – New York City.

1998 Hilton Humanitarian Prize Symposium

The 1998 Humanitarian Symposium examined the challenges facing humanitarian aid and the difficulties and dangers posed to those who would respond to humanitarian crises in the post-Cold War era.

Symposium Materials

Past Laureates

2017

icddr,b

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2016

The Task Force for Global Health

Driven by a commitment to health equity, The Task Force uses collaboration to address large-scale health problems that affect populations in 151 countries.

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2015

Landesa

Partnering with governments to help provide secure land rights to an estimated 115 million families since 1967.

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