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UNHCR to launch first Global Refugee Forum

UNHCR to launch first Global Refugee Forum

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has announced the first ever Global Refugee Forum, which will take place on 17 and 18 December 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

Coming back home

Coming back home

On 22nd May 2014, Daria was born and her parents, Roma and Iryna*, were delighted! However, four days after, when her parents and the new born Daria returned to their home located near the ‘contact line’ and Donetsk city, they found it severely damaged by an artillery...

27 years away from home

27 years away from home

It took Maksime 27 years to become a citizen of Ukraine. His talents and ambitions led him to find safety, a family, and a true calling.

Kyrgyz human rights lawyer wins UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award

Kyrgyz human rights lawyer wins UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award

A lawyer, whose work has supported the efforts of the Kyrgyz Republic in becoming the first country in the world to end statelessness, has been selected as the 2019 winner of the UN Refugee Agency’s Nansen Refugee Award.