Thoughtful and heartwarming cartoon from young Cypriot artist a winner in UNHCR’s Youth with Refugees Art Contest
Ελληνικά The UNHCR Country Office in Cyprus was delighted with the news that out of 2,000 entries from 100 countries, one of the top seven winners in UNHCR’s Youth with Refugees Art Contest was Maria Ilia from Limassol, Cyprus and we couldn’t wait to meet her. The first things you notice […]
UNHCR asked youth to draw in solidarity with refugees amid the pandemic. We received 2,000 drawings from 100 countries, chose seven and brought them to life.
Ελληνικά Various articles published recently in the domestic press have portrayed phenomena of increased crime and delinquency in the village of Chloraka in the Pafos District, largely attributing them to the Syrian refugees residing in the area. The UNHCR Office in Cyprus spoke with some of the Syrians living in […]
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in Cyprus, refugee volunteers Priscilia, Farxiya and Balqees have embarked with the UNHCR Cyprus team on a race to inform refugee communities and support them in facing the new challenges brought about by the pandemic. They are among the nine refugee volunteers of […]
It was Aristotle who said, some 2,300 years ago, “What is the essence of life? To serve others and to do good.” From a recent visit to Paphos by members of the UNHCR Cyprus team, it was clear that this ethos motivates a number of volunteers who are offering help […]
Mustafa and his family have fled to Iraq five times since the start of the Syria crisis, but having lost his home and business in the latest violence he fears for their future.