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How three local initiatives marked World Refugee Day in Malta

How three local initiatives marked World Refugee Day in Malta

UNHCR Malta takes a look at some of the ways in which World Refugee Day 2021 was marked locally, in what is an inspiring display of solidarity and awareness-raising despite the ongoing restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Women asylum-seekers eased into their full potential

Women asylum-seekers eased into their full potential

Facing pandemic-imposed challenges head-on, Teatru Salesjan teamed up with UNHCR and JRS Malta for a series of workshops aimed at helping asylum-seeker women from West Africa ease into Maltese society, and boost their confidence prior to braving the job market

Sewing in Solidarity: MOAS volunteers make over 6000 masks for refugees in Malta

Sewing in Solidarity: MOAS volunteers make over 6000 masks for refugees in Malta

Recognising the needs of refugees and asylum-seekers during the pandemic, international NGO MOAS called on volunteers to make over 6000 protective masks that were distributed around Malta. Regina Catrambone, co-founder and director of MOAS, explains why getting the community to help refugees has been an essential part of their COVID-19 response.

A Place of Peace

A Place of Peace

Father Mintoff has been providing shelter for refugees and migrants for over 15 years.