Greece. Winners of UNHCR’s Nansen Award 2016, Efi Latsoudi and Konstantinos Mitragas

Germany, Mytilini, Lesbos, June 17, 2016, Efi Latsoudi, the human rights activist behind PIKPA camp on the Greek island of Lesvos, and Konstantinos Mitragas on behalf of the Hellenic Rescue Team are joint winners of UNHCR’s Nansen Award 2016. The award recognizes their tireless efforts to aid refugee arrivals in Greece during 2015.

Here: The lifeguards of a spanisch rescue team go swimming with refugees from the PIKPA camp. Mohammed (center), an under aged refugee from Syria.