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RECIPIENTS OF KISS HUMANITARIAN AWARD
The prestigious KISS Humanitarian Award, instituted by KISS four years ago, is given annually to people with exceptionally high contribution to the society in various fields relating to social issues. Every year an eminent person is selected by the jury for this award. The first recipient of the Award in 2008 was Ms. Edna Bomo Molewa, noted social worker & presently Hon'ble Cabinet Minister, Social Development, South Africa National Assembly. Eminent Educationist and Physician from South Korea, Dr. Ham Kee-Sun, who is also President & Founder of Hanseo University, received the award in 2009, while the Award was conferred on eminent social worker Sir Anerood Jugnauth, His Excellency the President of Mauritius in 2010. The KISS Humanitarian Award 2011 was conferred on Rt. Hon Lord Nicholas Addison Phillips, President (Chief Justice) of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.
2016

Ms. Ashley Judd, Hollywood Actor, Activist & Global Goodwill Ambassador, UNFPA receiving the KISS Humanitarian Award 2016 from Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS on 9th February 2017.

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2015

-- His Excellency Dr. Alejandro Toledo, Former President of Peru receiving the KISS Humanitarian Award 2015 from Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS in the presence of Madam Eliane Karp-Toledo on 22nd October 2015.

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2014

-- Ms. Anne Stenhammer, Former Regional Programme Director, UN Women, South Asia Regional Office receiving the KISS Humanitarian Award from Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS in Stockholm on 18th January, 2015.

2013

-- Madam Albina Du Boisrouvray, Founder, Association François-Xavier Bagnoud (FXB International), Switzerland receiving the KISS Humanitarian Award from Ms. Rabbi Julia Neuberger, The Baroness Neuberger DBE, Founding Trustee, Walter & Liesel Schwab Charitable Trust, U.K in the presence of Ms. Lisa Jordan, Executive Director, Bernard Van Leer Foundation, The Netherlands & Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS.

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2012

-- His Excellency Lyonchhen Jigmi Y. Thinley, Hon’ble Prime Minister, The Royal Government of Bhutan receiving the KISS Humanitarian Award from Ms. Anne F. Stenhammer, Regional Programme Director,  UN Women, South Asia Regional Office in the presence of Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS.

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2011

-- Rt. Hon Lord Nicholas Addison Phillips, President (Chief Justice) of the Supreme Court of U.K. receiving the KISS Humanitarian Award 2011 from Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS and Smt. Saswati Bal, President, KIIT & KISS. Ms. Christylle Phillips (wife of Rt. Hon Lord Nicholas Addison Phillips) also graced the occasion.

   
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2010

-- Rt. Hon. Sir Anerood Jugnauth, His Excellency The President of The Republic of Mauritius receiving the KISS Humanitarian Award 2010 from Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS. Lady Sarojni Jugnauth, Hon’ble First Lady of Mauritius also graced the occasion.

   
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2009

--Dr. Ham Kee-Sun, President & Founder, Hanseo University, South Korea receiving the KISS Humanitarian Award 2009 from Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS.

   
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2008

-- Ms. Edna Bomo Molewa, Cabinet Minister, (Social Devt) South Africa, National Assembly receiving the KISS Humanitarian Award 2008 from Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS.

   
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