Beck Corlan turns her compassion into music for World Refugee Day 2020
“Beyond the moral imperative, this is in our collective self-interest,” said Ann Burton, Chief of UNHCR’s Public Health Section.
The latest UNHCR Central Europe factsheets provide a statistical overview concerning asylum-seekers, refugees and stateless persons in the region as well as in individual countries.
This year the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in the Czech Republic recognized 16 refugees and asylum seekers who have achieved excellent academic performance in Czech schools. This traditional UNHCR event takes place every two years on World Refugee Day.
Europe felt like a “desert” to refugee arriving from Egypt
When Kareem Taha fled from Egypt, he went through inhospitable deserts of sand and rock. Little did he know that on reaching the Czech Republic, he would find another kind of desert – one of social isolation in the beautiful but tourist-oriented city of Prague.
Hungary, with its tough policies on asylum, might seem an unlikely home for a refugee. But David Savarimanesh from Iran has flourished here and is now proud to call himself a Hungarian citizen.
Tatiana spent nearly 30 years without a passport. Now she has documents that give her rights and a voice
Refugee women in Poland are refusing to stand by helplessly in the face of COVID-19 but producing masks to protect the whole community
While her school in Karlovac is closed due to Covid-19, a determined teacher keeps the doors of learning open by going online.
At the age of 44 stateless Bosanka is eager to receive her first official papers so that she can visit her daughter, who will give birth in Italy.
Sewing to save lives in a battle that concerns us all
Refugee women in Poland are refusing to stand by helplessly in the face of COVID-19 but producing masks to protect the whole community.