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UNHCR’s seven key calls to the next European Parliament16.04.2019
Members of the next European Parliament have a unique and important opportunity to better protect refugees in the EU and globally.
Refugee athletes run to inspire at the Cross Country World Championships03.04.2019
Two young refugees competed with the Athlete Refugee Team for the first time in the Cross Country World Championships in Denmark.
Refugee entrepreneurs create jobs in Rwanda13.03.2019
UNHCRs partner in Rwanda, Inkomoko, trains refugee entrepreneurs in business skills. The results are striking: The refugees become more self-reliant, improve their living conditions and, in addition, they create jobs and economic growth.
Statistics on refugees and asylum-seekers in Northern Europe08.03.2019
The latest UNHCR Northern Europe factsheets provide a statistical overview concerning asylum-seekers, refugees and stateless persons in the region.
UNHCR donates equipment to refugee students in Denmark01.03.2019
UNHCR’s Global Service Center in Copenhagen has donated laptops and smartphones to refugees, who have been accepted to universities in Denmark.
In the field with UNHCR: “It really makes a difference when we cooperate with the private sector”28.02.2019
Syrian boy takes incredible path from refugee to red carpet22.02.2019
Zain Al Rafeaa’s childhood as a refugee in Beirut inspired his lead role in the award-winning movie Capernaum, transporting him to the glitz of Cannes and beyond.
UNHCR: Refugees should be assured that they will not be returned to unsafe situations18.02.2019
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, expresses concern about the debate on the so-called “paradigm shift” in Denmark.
UNHCR and UNICEF urge action in Europe to end childhood statelessness14.02.2019
More than half a million people in Europe are estimated to be stateless – they have limited access to basic rights and services such as education and healthcare and can face life-long discrimination.
Higher education opens doors for refugees in Rwanda04.02.2019
UNHCR’s partner Kepler provides refugees access to internationally recognized degrees and helps them transform their lives.