Awards and Titles

1-UNODC Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking, Sept. 2016

Appointment Ceremony of Ms. Nadia Murad Basee Taha as UNODC Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking.(co-organized by The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, in partnership with the Permanent Mission of the United States). UN photo, Eskander Debebe

2- Winner of Shakarov Prize 2016 by EU parlaiment


Nadia Murad and Lamiya Aji Bashar winners of 2016 Sakharov Prize. Nadia Murad (left) and Lamiya Aji Basharr ©AP Images/ European Union-EP & ©Enric Vives-Rubio/Público

3- Nobel Peace Prize Nominee for 2016 by the Norwegian lawmaker, the leader of Norwegian Socialist party Audun Lysbakken and the Iraqi Government.


Nadia Murad Basee Taha at her visit to the refuge camp of Idomeni in Greece. Idomeni, Greece – 3 April 2016. Credit: NurPhoto

4- Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize by the Council of Europe


Interview with Nadia Murad, winner of the 2016 Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize, COUNCIL OF EUROPE STRASBOURG, 10 OCTOBER, 2016

5-One of the 100 most influential people for 2016 by Time magazine

6- The 2016 Battle of Crete Award for courage by Oxi Day Foundation


WASHINGTON, DC, November 4, 2016 – The 6th Annual Washington Oxi Day Foundation Celebration

7-  One of the 2016 Glamour Women of the Year honorees


attends Glamour Women Of The Year 2016 at NeueHouse Hollywood on November 14, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.

8- Honored with a Clinton Global Citizen Award


Former US President Bill Clinton, Sting, and Nadia Murad at the 10th Annual Clinton Global Citizen Awards. SEPTEMBER 23, 2016 4:50 PM, by EDWARD BARSAMIAN

9- International Prize “The Woman of the Year Regionale Della Valle d’Aost/Italy


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    • Offered a fully-funded scholarship in history, University of Ain-Shams, Cairo, Egypt, Dec. 2015.
    • “The Peace Envoy for 2016,” awarded by the Peace Envoys Initiative and Kuwait Association for Human Rights, Kuwait, 23rd Jan. 2016.
    • “Peace Ambassador,” The Iraqi Cultural Affairs, Iraq Embassy, Norway, 30th Jan. 2016.
    • Received an award from the American University of Iraq, Sulaimania, 11th Feb. 2016.