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
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  • 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
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  • 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.


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  • 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
  • Foto ricordo con le premiate, le Autorità e le Socie. Details
    • 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.
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