Award 2014/15

Winners of the Roland Berger Human Dignity Award 2014/15 announced

The Roland Berger Human Dignity Award 2014/15 goes to the Maltese lawyer and director of the Jesuit Refugee Service in Malta, Dr. Katrine Camilleri, the Eritrean-Italian human rights activist, Dr. Alganesc Fessaha, and the Congolese school organization, Petite Flamme. The award ceremony is taking place on April 29, 2015 in Berlin. Germany's Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier is giving the laudatory speech.

Dr. Katrine Camilleri

Dr. Katrine Camilleri is a Maltese lawyer and the director of the Jesuit Refugee Service in Malta. For almost 20 years now, she has advocated for the rights of boat people who come to Malta as refugees, visiting them in Maltese detention centers and advising them on legal and administrative matters until their status is determined.

Dr. Alganesc Fessaha

Dr. Alganesc Fessaha is an Eritrean-Italian human rights activist who provides humanitarian assis- tance to African refugees in North Africa, frees refugees from the clutches of human traffickers, and draws the world's attention to the plight of refugees who suffer terrible maltreatment at the hands of people smugglers in Egypt's Sinai desert and in Libya.

Petite Flamme

Petite Flamme is a Congolese school project. It was founded in Kinshasa in 1996 and now runs 12 schools for more than 2,200 children from desperately poor families, mainly in the slums of the Congolese capital. Petite Flamme is the only school organization in the Democratic Republic of Congo where children receive study materials, school uniforms, food and all-round healthcare.