Hilton Humanitarian Prize

Jury

Following a rigorous evaluation of nominees, which may include on-site assessments, the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize jury meets once a year to make its decision.

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation selects independent jurors from around the world whose experience in the humanitarian and development sectors uniquely position them to identify exceptional organizations. The following individuals currently serve on the Hilton Humanitarian Prize jury:

Past Jurors

The following individuals previously served as jurors for the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize.

Susanna Agnelli (1922-2009)
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Italy

Catherine A. Bertini
Professor of Public Administration, Syracuse University; Former Senior Fellow, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Former Executive Director, United Nations World Food Porgramme

Dr. Francis M. Deng
Representative of the United Nations Secretary General on Internally Displaced Persons and Former Ambassador to the United States, Canada, and Scandinavia from the Sudan

Gregory R. Dillon (1922-2009)
Former Director, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

William H. Foege, M.D., M.P.H.
Director, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation; Chairman, Global Health Council; and Senior Advisor, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Eric Hilton (1933-2016)

Director, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation; son of the late Conrad N. Hilton

Dr. C. Everett Koop
Former Surgeon General of the United States (1981-1989)

Olara A. Otunnu
President, LBL Foundation for Children; Former UN Under-Secretary-General and Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict

His Excellency Anand Panyarachun
Former Prime Minister of Thailand

Margarita Peñón
Former Chair of the Arias Foundation for Peace and Human Progress, Costa Rica

Dr. Robert A. Seiple
Former Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, U.S. State Department

Professor Amartya Sen
Nobel Prize Laureate in Economics; Lamont University Professor, Harvard University

Liv Ullmann
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and Co-founder, Women’s Commission for Refugee Women and Children

Dr. Richard von Weizsäcker (1920-2015)
Former President of the Federal Republic of Germany

Professor Muhammad Yunus
Founder, Grameen Bank, Bangladesh; Nobel Peace Prize Laureate (2006)

Past Laureates

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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2014

Fountain House/Clubhouse International

Dedicated to the recovery of men and women with mental illness by providing opportunities for members to live, work, and learn, while contributing their talents through a community of mutual support.

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