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Video Story: Divine, a lawyer and a father of two from Cameroon

Video Story: Divine, a lawyer and a father of two from Cameroon

Divine is a lawyer and recognised refugee in Cyprus. He was forced to flee his native Cameroon for fear of his life. Divine works at a call centre and volunteers with UNHCR to support other refugees and asylum-seekers in Cyprus. Married and a father of two, Divine...

Video Story: Zahra – Cypriot daughter of Iraqi and Palestinian Refugees

Video Story: Zahra – Cypriot daughter of Iraqi and Palestinian Refugees

Η Zahra (Ζάχρα) γεννήθηκε στην Κύπρο. Οι γονείς της, πρόσφυγες από το Ιράκ και την Παλαιστίνη, γνωρίστηκαν στην Κύπρο και ερωτεύτηκαν. Η Zahra, 23 χρονών, έχει ήδη δύο πτυχία, μιλά τέσσερις γλώσσες και έχει ένα λαμπρό μέλλον μπροστά της. “Κανένας μετανάστης ή...

Supporting refugees to support themselves

Supporting refugees to support themselves

The UNHCR Country Office in Cyprus chose handcrafted fabric baskets sewn by refugee women – together with volunteers – in Pafos as an end-of-year gift to partners and collaborators this holiday season. “UNHCR encourages skills development and economic inclusion of...