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UNHCR increases aid in north-east Syria

UNHCR increases aid in north-east Syria

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Liz Throssell – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

European States urged to do more to protect and support child refugees and migrants

European States urged to do more to protect and support child refugees and migrants

Ελληνικά European States must step up their efforts to protect child refugees and migrants who have endured not only difficult and dangerous journeys but continue to face risks and hardship once in Europe, including unsafe accommodation, being incorrectly registered as adults, and a lack of appropriate care, UNHCR, the UN […]

Hundreds of thousands in harm’s way in northern Syria

Hundreds of thousands in harm’s way in northern Syria

The escalation of conflict in northern Syria risks causing more human suffering and adding new displacement to what is already the largest displacement crisis in the world. Tens of thousands of civilians are on the move to escape the fighting and seek safety. UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is calling […]

UNHCR and the European University Cyprus conclude a partnership agreement

UNHCR and the European University Cyprus conclude a partnership agreement

Ελληνικά UNHCR, the United Nations Refugee Agency, and the European University Cyprus conclude a Memorandum of Understanding, to benefit refugees in Cyprus through educational programmes and actions.  The agreement, signed on the 17th of September 2019 establishes collaboration and provides for the development of relations between the two institutions in […]