Fridtjof Nansen and the Plight of Stateless Refugees

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In this AGBU WebTalk, Dr. Roy Knocke considers how the renowned scientist and Arctic explorer became a central figure in addressing the colossal refugee crisis in post-war Europe, overseeing the successful repatriation of hundreds of thousands of prisoners of war amidst escalating political tensions, and received the Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of his humanitarian work. Nansen’s ideas for relief work were ahead of his time and have left a profound legacy in the history of modern humanitarianism.

 

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