Estonian donation helps the most vulnerable internally displaced people in Ukraine get humanitarian assistance
Ukraine has one of the largest populations of internally displaced people in the world but the crisis remains chronically underfunded. A USD 218,000 contribution from Estonia will support UNHCR’s humanitarian work in the country.
Exotic sweets to put in Santa’s gift bag could be purchased at the first refugee Christmas market held in Estonia.
UNHCR together with partners in Estonia undertook a study to assess whether current law and practice regarding the provision of legal aid in Estonia are in line with regional and international standards.
After cooking from home for two years, three refugees from Syria and Palestine now offer popular Middle Eastern pastries at their own restaurant in Estonia.
More than ever, UNHCR relies on generous donors like the Government of Estonia to provide life-saving help and protection to a record-high number of people forced to flee their homes.
Refugees and Estonians are bonding over food this year at a series of interactive, ethnic food workshops.
In 2017, with funding from the Government of Estonia, UNHCR helped the most vulnerable people forced to leave their homes globally.
“No Way Back” follows three Syrian refugees living in Istanbul and shows their struggles, their joys and their dreams.
World Refugee Day is also a good time for everyone to contemplate what each of us can do to overcome indifference or fear and embrace the idea of inclusion, and welcome refugees into our own communities.