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Hilton prize

Standing left to right : Steven M. Hilton, president and CEO of the Hilton Foundation; Michelle Bachelet, the first Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, and former President of Chile from 2006 to 2010 and Jean-Baptiste Richardier.

© Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

Handicap International (Humanity & Inclusion) was awarded the 2011 Hilton Humanitarian Prize in recognition of almost 30 years of humanitarian action. The largest humanitarian award in the world at $1.5 million, the prize is presented annually by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to a humanitarian organisation doing extraordinary work to alleviate human suffering.