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A Garment Shop Makes a Syrian Dream Come True in Egypt24 Nov 2021
Mahmoud was one of many refugees and asylum seekers severely impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak; many lost everything and had to start again from scratch.
Say Hello to Professor Salah! Vodafone Foundation-UNHCR Instant Network Schools Ambassador Surprises Students in Egypt19 Nov 2021
18 new Instant Network Schools have opened in Egypt, providing digital education to refugee and Egyptian students.
Regional Consultations on the Global Compact on Refugees for the Arab Region Organized10 Nov 2021
The General Secretariat of the League of Arab States in partnership UNHCR organized virtual regional consultations for the Arab Region on the Global Compact on Refugees in preparation for the High-Level Officials Meeting to be held next month.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and UN launch Joint Platform for Migrants and Refugees in Egypt5 Nov 2021
The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the United Nations in Egypt launched the Joint Platform for Migrants and Refugees, a platform that aims at enhancing enhance coordination, ensuring better delivery and mobilizing resources to realize long term, sustainable development gains for migrants, refugees, asylum seekers and their host communities.
UNHCR Egypt Supports Government Efforts to Digitalize COVID-19 Vaccination27 Oct 2021
UNHCR delivered 200 laptops to the Ministry of Health to support its efforts in health digitalization exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The laptops will support in the deployment of the national vaccination plan against COVID-19.
Captains of Zaatari Premieres at El Gouna Film Festival16 Oct 2021
Captains of Za’atari follows the two best friends Mahmoud and Fawzi living in the Zaatari Refugee Camp in Jordan who have an undying dream of becoming professional soccer players while facing the difficult reality of their lives.
As Vaccines Roll Out in Egypt, Refugees Are Not Left Behind23 Sep 2021
Ziadeh is one of more than 300 refugees and asylum-seekers who have received COVID vaccines across Egypt, following the Government’s plan to prioritize the elderly and individuals with chronic health conditions.
UNHCR Helps Reunite a Family after Years of Separation19 Sep 2021
UNHCR offers a range of assistance to address the needs of children separated from their families and facilitate family reunification in accordance with Best Interest Principles. With financial support from the European Union, UNHCR undertakes child protection activities and family reunification in Egypt.
1001 Inventions partners with UNHCR and Al Alfi Foundation9 Aug 2021
1001 Inventions, UNHCR, and Al Alfi Foundation organized a one-week summer camp to introduce refugee children to the wonders of science.
Tamer Hosny Meets Refugees in an Egyptian Factory8 Aug 2021
Mahdi arrived from Sudan to Egypt in September 2020 and did not expect that he would meet his favorite singer, artist Tamer Hosni, at a factory for medical supplies, and for the first time in a long time, joy and excitement filled Mahdi’s heart.