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UNHCR convenes two-day workshop to discuss the new approach towards responding to refugee crises21 Sep 2018
The new global approach lays out a vision for a more comprehensive response to refugee crises.
Award-winning technologist inspires girls to learn coding12 Aug 2018
Mariéme Jamme, who received no education until she was 16, is now a technology entrepreneur with a mission to train young women.
Refugee Athletes from Kenya impress at African Athletics Championships in Nigeria12 Aug 2018
Asaba comes hot on the heels of the team’s commendable performance at the World U18 Athletics Championships in Tampere, Finland.
Kalobeyei Health Centre providing vital health support to refugee and host communities26 Jul 2018
The Kalobeyei ‘Super’ Health Centre provides services to about 38,000 residents, both refugees and host communities.
Refugee athletes from Kenya compete at world under-20s athletics championship in Finland13 Jul 2018
Refugee runners, originally from South Sudan, travelled to Tampere, Finland, to compete against young elite athletes from nearly 100 nations.
New study reveals private sector investment opportunities, that build self-reliance and empower refugees in Kakuma Camp, Kenya4 May 2018
“We need to change the mindset that refugees are sitting at the camp, doing nothing but receiving assistance. Many of them are, in fact, running businesses and creating jobs for others.”
Nearly 10,000 Ethiopians seek asylum in Moyale, Kenya following violence back home19 Mar 2018
“I was really scared, so I decided to cross the border with my family to Kenya for safety”
Popular South African actress and model Nomzamo Mbatha visits Kenya in support of refugees5 Mar 2018
“I believe making a personal connection is key to fully championing the plight of refugees. I have to speak and take action not just from a place of understanding, but of experience as well.”
University for refugees and Kenyans set to open in Kakuma, northern Kenya.27 Feb 2018
It is against this background that UNHCR and partners hope to increase enrolment of refugees in higher education from the current one percent 1% access in the local area.
Rwandan refugee and recipient of German education scholarship, DAFI, gives back21 Feb 2018
Over 530 refugee students have benefited from the Albert Einstein German Academic Refugee Initiative, known as DAFI scholarship since it started in 1992.