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Historic forum yields pledges of jobs, education for refugees

A historic meeting in Geneva wrapped up today with wide-ranging and substantial commitments to help millions of refugees and the communities they live in worldwide, including important pledges of new long-term support for their inclusion.

By UNHCR  |  18 December 2019


Syrian rose farmer uses skills to graft new life in Lebanon

With a bag of seeds and a lifetime of knowledge, Syrian refugee Salem has regrown his precious flowers in Lebanon to provide his family and others with a vital income.

By: UNHCR | 24 December 2019

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First solo flight shows sky’s the limit for refugees

Four years ago Maya Ghazal fled the fighting in Syria. Now a trainee pilot, she’s advocating for opportunities for refugees at the Global Refugee Forum.

By: UNHCR | 14 December 2019