Soros Receives Freedom Award from International Rescue Committee, Donates $1 Million

November 19, 2013

CEU Founder and Honorary Chairman George Soros received the Freedom Award from the International Rescue Committee Nov. 5 in recognition of his lifelong support of human rights and open society. During his acceptance speech, he announced a $1 million donation to help the IRC with humanitarian efforts in Syria, which he described as a glaring failure of international governance. For more information, see or watch a video of Soros’s speech here