Lew Kopelew Prize for peace and human rights 2001 awarded to HALO Trust

International awards received


The European Commission's First European Festival of Solidarity (Barcelona) - Major post-conflict labour reconstruction category, Winner.


Lew Kopelew Prize (Cologne) - for peace and human rights 2001, Winner.

The Lew Kopelew Prize set up to commemorate the distinguished Russian author and dissident was awarded to the HALO Trust during the Lew Kopelew forum held in Cologne in April 2001, in recognition of HALO’s work in the Caucasus region.


Chief Executive Guy Willoughby wins the Burns International Humanitarian Award.

Robert Burns Humanitarian Award.

Now in its eighth year, the Robert Burns Humanitarian Award is presented annually to a group or individual who has saved, improved or enriched the lives of others or society as a whole, through personal self-sacrifice, selfless service, 'hands on' charitable/volunteer work, or other acts.  Guy Willoughby in his acceptance speech recognised the heroic and often unrecognised work of aid workers in the field -

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