Malish Godfrey smiles welcomingly at guests as they stop to admire the beadwork arranged neatly on his table. His is one of several colourful stands at the exhibition area of the Kigali Convention Centre in the heart of Rwanda’s capital. The artwork on display is...
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the Ministry in Charge of Emergency Management (MINEMA) today launched a series of activities meant to rehabilitate depleted environment in Gihembe which hosted Congolese refugees for 24 years. Gihembe...
The volunteers contribute tremendously in many areas, such as child protection, prevention of sexual and gender-based violence, and running recreational activities for children.
In Rwanda, UN High Commissioner for Refugees visits facility providing safe route out of Libya for refugees and asylum-seekers, including Somali couple who faced detention and abuse.
African Union delegation visits Rwanda’s Emergency Transit Mechanism centre, applauds the country for hosting vulnerable refugees evacuated from Libya.
Over 400 health service workers and residents of Gashora transit centre get their first jabs, as part of national vaccine plan that covers all refugees and asylum-seekers.
Following the recent elections and a desire to return home, refugees opt to go back home to rebuild their lives.
“During these uncertain times of Coronavirus, I would like to thank the US Government for opening borders for these Congolese refugees,” Ahmed Baba Fall.
“Rain of love is enough (in the fighting against the virus). You do not need money or expensive devices. Your ideas and love can make the biggest difference.” – Faida, 20
UNHCR calls for solidarity and continued support in its efforts to strengthen COVID-19 preparedness and response in Rwanda
‘Bold and concrete pledges needed’ to ensure more equitable support for refugees, UN Secretary-General tells first-ever Global Refugee Forum.
“Solutions are urgently needed for millions without citizenship or at risk of statelessness around the world.” – UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi