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World Refugee Day 2018 in Malta

On 20th June, UNHCR Malta organised an event to mark World Refugee Day at the San Anton Palace garden, in collaboration with the President’s Foundation for the Wellbeing of Society.

News Comment: UNHCR welcomes decision for disembarkation

The UN Refugee Agency – UNHCR warmly welcomes the decision by the Maltese Government to allow for the disembarkation of the reported 234 people on board the MV Lifeline in Malta and for assistance in providing food supplies and medical evacuation.

Forced displacement at record 68.5 million – 2017 Global Trends

The UN Refugee Agency’s annual Global Trends study found 68.5 million people had been driven from their homes across the world at the end of 2017, more people than the population of Thailand. Refugees who have fled their countries to escape conflict...