After being forced to flee his home country and loosing family members, returning to university gave Nixon Raphael back his hope for the future. He has received a scholarship with support from UNHCR and contributions from Denmark.
Recommendations include a sustainable asylum reform and an effective solidarity mechanism.
Hundreds of refugees have already been moved out of harm’s way in Libya, and to safety in Rwanda’s new transit center, which is supported by funding from countries like Denmark.
Exotic sweets to put in Santa’s gift bag could be purchased at the first refugee Christmas market held in Estonia.
UNHCR’s Regional Representative thanks the countries in Northern Europe for strong and important contributions at the first ever Global Refugee Forum.
First-ever Global Refugee Forum wraps up with over 770 pledges to boost opportunities for refugees and their hosts.
States and stakeholders in Northern Europe are showing Solidarity in Action at the Global Refugee Forum by pledging to create solutions in the region and beyond – and strengthen support for refugees and their host communities.
A three-day global gathering aimed at transforming the way the world responds to refugee situations starts today in Geneva, Switzerland.
More than 30 entities from the private sector – including enterprises, law firms, foundations and many more from the entire world – have announced pledges worth more than 250 million USD at the Global Refugee Forum.
As inspiration for the international community, countries and stakeholders are showcasing good practices at the Global Refugee Forum.
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Babar Baloch – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
Today’s #SolidarityInAction Calendar surprise: 19th of December: Refugee entrepreneurs create jobs in Rwanda 🎄18th of December: Turning weeds into energy in Ethiopia. #RefugeeForum is addressing the core theme of #Energy and #Infrastructure today....