The two runners up were:

HelpAge International for their project to support older people, who have suffered years of upheaval, violence and loss, in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo, to identify their needs and take action to improve their lives.

Womankind Worldwide partnering with The Women’s Legal Aid Centre for the For Women We Stand project, the first of its kind in western Tanzania, to promote and protect the rights of refugee women and girls.

Chaired by Michael Buerk, the judging panel included Dr Dawn Chatty, Director of Oxford’s Refugee Studies Centre; Dr Jeff Crisp, Head of Policy Development and Evaluation Services, UNHCR, Dr Kirsten McConnachie, Research Fellow; and Mohammed Suleman, Managing Director of Barrow & Gale.