Latest in Tag: UNHCR Highlight
Latest in Tag: UNHCR
Many of those evacuated had previously been detained in dire conditions, and were victims of trafficking or had experienced violence in Libya, the statement said.
The focus will be on narrative, documentary and even animation film, and how all three have provided an unlikely space to spotlight the ongoing plight of refugees across the world.
Abirached is first Arab female figure to be appointed as UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador
More than 52,000 refugees have fled Tigray into eastern Sudan over the past six weeks, according to the UN refugee agency.
The organisation has also called on Qatar to stop arresting its citizens, including a member of the ruling family, for only exercising their legitimate right and peacefully expressing their views.
Government put Kyangwali Refugee Settlement in western Uganda under a lockdown, restricting movements and activities in the settlement
During migration attempts, at least 72% of African migrants die every month, making the routes across the continent some of the most deadly for refugees and migrants in the world, the UNHCR added.
Total of $343m needed to fight the coronavirus across (MENA) region, reflecting size of crisis
I’m partnering with the Vodafone Foundation and the UNHCR to close the gap between the education available to refugees and their peers living in settled communities; says Salah
UNICEF, UNHCR succeed in raising people’s awareness of unspoken issues in Egypt
The three-day forum aims at changing how the world responds to refugee crisis
UN official strongly backed Egypt’s demand for more funds to continue refugee support
Organisation reiterates its appeal to donors, authorities to increase their support: report
Foreign minister suggests it necessary to allocate more resources to UNHCR office in Egypt
Programme will benefit refugees, asylum seekers, and internally displaced persons in MENA
This was agreed on in a meeting on Wednesday between the UNHCR and the Minister of Health Ahmed Emad El-Din
UNHCR head Grandi discusses refugee crisis during his second visit to Arab region since taking office in January
The UN high commissioner for refugees is meeting with high-level Egyptian officials during his visit to Cairo
Egypt believes voting should be done by all UN member states
The New York declaration lacks details on some implementation mechanisms, says researcher
Children make up nearly half of refugees worldwide. DW’s Kathleen Schuster spoke with the UNHCR’s Babar Baloch about the perils that children face as refugees.
The UNHCR says it has granted asylum to a “fair number” of Oromo people recently
The UNHCR statement did not provide information about the alleged protest that took place in front of their office
A cease-fire called by South Sudan’s leadership seemed to be holding on Tuesday. Civilians in Juba ventured out of make-shift shelters for the first time in days. Many took advantage of the truce to leave the capital.
The recent refugee crisis in the Arab world and Europe has taken the spotlight off Sub-Saharan Africa. But a new report by UNHCR reveals that the situation in Africa in 2015 was also grim. Here is a graphical overview.
El-Shorbagy, Amin are the first Egyptians to make it to the shortlist for the high-ranking position
Agreement is expected to benefit 30,000 refugees through 3,000 post offices: Al-Saghir
Italian diplomat Filippo Grandi is to head the UN refugee agency, succeeding Antonio Guterres. The appointment is a defeat for Helle Thorning-Schmidt, former leader of migrant-restrictive Denmark. UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Thursday appointed Grandi as the new UN refugee chief, tasked with handling the world’s largest ever set of refugee crises, according to a …
Canadian mayors, provincial premiers and federal opposition parties, as well as numerous faith groups and even a retired military general have all jumped head-first into the refugee crisis, with many calling for Canada to increase the numbers it takes in of people displaced by Syria’s four-and-a-half-year-old war
The three-year-old boy the world has come to know as Aylan Kurdi is now buried with his older brother and mother in his hometown of Kobani in Syria. It’s hard to imagine a tragedy so profound and so heart wrenching as the sight of his lifeless body lying face down on a beach in Turkey, …