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Vulnerable refugees evacuated out of Libya land in Timisoara

Vulnerable refugees evacuated out of Libya land in Timisoara

Amidst an increasingly volatile security situation in Tripoli, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency successfully evacuated 85 people, refugees from Syria, Sudan and Eritrea, to Timisoara, Romania. Here they will spend a few weeks at UNHCR’s Emergency Transit Facility before flying onwards to Norway.

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UNHCR acknowledges refugee youth’s effort and diligence

UNHCR acknowledges refugee youth’s effort and diligence

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. The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports began overseeing the ceremonies in 2004.