Roskilde Municipality has successfully teamed up with a Danish company to employ refugees. They receive language classes at the job, and the municipality has posted employees to assist with minor ongoing challenges.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has urged EU Member States to promptly relocate all asylum-seekers eligible under the EU’s emergency relocation scheme and for it to continue beyond the two years originally planned.
More than 3.5 million refugee children aged 5 to 17 did not have the chance to attend school in the last academic year, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, says in a report released today.
Eskedar Maštavičienė was relocated to Lithuania from in 2007. Now, 10 years later, she lives in Vilnius with her husband and three children and considers the country her home. She has started a charity to help local underprivileged women.
Azaldeen and his young daughter are starting over on a small island in south-west Finland, after family tragedy forced them to flee Baghdad.
Latest data on refugees and migrants entering and crossing Europe via the Mediterranean and Western Balkans routes.
In Norway, a group of architects don’t take refugees’ preferences for granted – they ask.
Aktyvus jaunimas (Active Youth), a youth group based in Vilnius, is trying to give newly arrived refugees a taste of their new home at the reception centre in Rukla, near Kaunas, Lithuania‘s second largest city.
For asylum-seekers waiting to have their application processed, time can go by very slowly. One solution is to start running – far. Sayed from Afghanistan has become a regular sight as he runs along the town roads on Sweden’s High Coast – and now he has completed a marathon in solidarity with the world’s refugees.
Somali refugee Abdullahi Yusuf Jibril helps others to take the plunge.
World Refugee in Riga: stories, virtual excursions and delicious Middle Eastern food.
World Refugee Day is also a good time for everyone to contemplate what each of us can do to overcome indifference or fear and embrace the idea of inclusion, and welcome refugees into our own communities.