Cypriot photographers volunteer their time to work with refugee children who have been living in Cyprus with their families, after escaping war and persecution in their homelands.
The UNHCR Office and a number of organisations around Cyprus will be marking this year’s World Refugee Day with a number of dedicated events and activities in Nicosia, Larnaca and Limassol.
On the occasion of World Refugee Day 2018, the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra will be performing a concert to honour the strength, courage and resilience of those forced to flee their homes and homelands.
UNHCR initiated this project to support refugees’ efforts in integrating into the local society and start feeling they belong. Empowering refugees to share their stories and perspectives on their current lives in Cyprus with the wider public can help in bringing together refugee and local communities.
Στην περίπτωση της Κύπρου, παρά το γεγονός ότι ο αριθμός των θαλάσσιων αφίξεων παραμένει σχετικά χαμηλός, τα τελευταία χρόνια σημειώθηκε μια αξιοσημείωτη αύξηση.
The 12th Lemesos International Documentary Festival, with the support of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Cyprus, presents the screening of the award-winning documentary 69 Minutes of 86 Days, by Egil Haskjold Larsen on Friday 4th August 2017 at 18:30.
In a world where one in every 113 people have been forced to flee their homes because of war or persecution it’s vital we demonstrate to world leaders the global public stands #WithRefugees and that concrete solutions must be found to refugee crises.