International Medal of Honor and Global Humanitarian Honorees

 The International Ellis Island Medal of Honor is given to individuals whose professional, personal or philanthropic contributions benefit our global community.
The Ellis Island Medal of Honor Global Humanitarian Award is given to foreign nationals whose humanitarian efforts are particularly worthy of celebration and recognition.


2005 International Ellis Island Medal of Honor
Richard Pratt
Polish
 
2006 International Ellis Island Medal of Honor
Martin J. Sullivan
English
 
2007 International Ellis Island Medal of Honor
John Hume
Irish
 
Victor P. Dahdaleh
Canadan
 
2007 Ellis Island Medal of Honor Global Humanitarian
H.E. Sheikha Haya Rashed Al Khalifa
Bahrianian
 
2008 Ellis Island Medal of Honor Global Humanitarian
Dr. Samir N. Chaudhuri
Indian
 
2008 International Ellis Island Medal of Honor
E. Neville Isdell
Irish
 
2011 International Ellis Island Medal of Honor
Dr. Giancarlo Crupi MD
Italian
 
2011 International Ellis Island Medal of Honor
H.E. Serzh Sargsyan
President of Armenia
Armenian
 
2011 Ellis Island International Medal of Honor
His Holiness Catholicos Karekin II
Armenian
 
2012 Ellis Island Medal of Honor Global Humanitarian
Dr. Vanda Pignato
First Lady of El Salvador
 
2012 International Ellis Island Medal of Honor
Dr. Pasquale Pistorio
Italian

2012 International Ellis Island Medal of Honor
Mary McAleese
Martin McAleese

Irish

2013 International Ellis Island Medal of Honor
Hubert Guerrand-Hermes
Xavier Guerrand-Hermes

French

Presented at Hillsborough Castle, Northern Ireland on September 27th, 2013
First Minister Peter Robinson MLA
deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness MLA
The Right Reverend Dr. Ian Paisley, The Lord Bannside

Northern Irish

2014 International Ellis Island Medal of Honor
Nigel Lythgoe, Ph.D.
United Kingdom

Ahmet Calik
Turkish

2015 International Ellis Island Medal of Honor
Baroness Verma
British

Bert Sakmann, M.D, Ph.D
German

2016 International Ellis Island Medal of Honor 
Dr. Bill Hansson                                                                                                                        
Swedish

2016 International Ellis Island Medal of Honor 
Bedriska v. Mandl
Czechoslovakian                                                                                                                                                                      
Anthony von Mandl, OBC 
Austrian/Canadian/Czechoslovakian

2016 International Ellis Island Medal of Honor 
Emmanuelle Charpentier, PhD
French

Amir A. Dossal, FCA

Pakistani

Hamdi Ulukaya
Turkish

2017 Ellis Island Medal of Honor Global Humanitarian
Malala Yousafazi
Pakistani