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Refugees in Malta

Moving Forward

UNHCR Malta is very proud to launch its first magazine ‘Moving Forward’, as a testament to both an enduring and changing Malta.

Sharing Cultures – Muna and Samson’s Story

Authentic, friendly, and flavourful are some of the words that come to mind after a visit to ‘One Love African Bar and Restaurant’. Run by an Ethiopian couple – Muna Tefera and Samson Tariku and their Maltese partner, Walter Mallo, this vibrant reggae-themed restaurant at the centre of Msida offers a truly unique intercultural experience.

Gozo: The Way Forward

A short report from our magazine on the situation of refugees in Gozo, including perspectives of refugees and members of the Gozitan community.

Meet Faysal: Syrian Designer Living in Malta

Faysal* is an interior design graduate who studied in his hometown in Syria. He is a highly motivated man in his thirties who now aspires to start a business in Malta and further his education with a Master’s degree in interior design.

UNHCR supports photographic project – Islelanders

Photographs can offer unique perspectives and raise awareness more effectively than any collection of facts and statistics. History has shown that even a single image can contribute to altering perceptions and bring about change.

Video: Samsam’s family – I found protection in Malta

Outside Samsam’s home, wind runs softly through colourful and widely travelled clothes, silently telling the story of a long journey from Somalia to Malta. This journey began 2006 in Mogadishu, in the hard-fought capital of Somalia.