Hilton Humanitarian Prize

2001 Prize Event

St. Christopher's Hospice

November 30, 2001 Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York City

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan delivered the keynote address at the luncheon ceremony honoring St. Christopher's Hospice and its founder, Dame Cicely Saunders.

November 30, 2001 – Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York City.

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan delivered the keynote address at the luncheon ceremony honoring St. Christopher’s Hospice and its founder, Dame Cicely Saunders.

Keynote speech video, Kofi Annan

Acceptance speech, Dame Cicely Saunders

St. Christopher’s Hospice video

The Hilton Humanitarian Prize Symposium was not held this year.

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2016

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2014

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