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UNICEF USAVoice: Amal And George Clooney Team Up With UNICEF To Help Refugees

(Source: www.forbes.com)

A strikingly effective defender of neglected and exploited groups around the world, international human rights lawyer Amal Clooney and her husband, actor George Clooney, are stepping up to make sure all the world’s children get the opportunities they deserve. 490 more words

Money Matters

UN: Nearly 50,000 stranded at Jordan-Syria border

From Al Jazeera:

Jordan closed its border with Syria in June 2016 after a car bomb attack killed seven Jordanian border guards. Currently, there are nearly 50,000 Syrians stranded at this border known as… 865 more words

Middle East

Matthew Fisher: Tensions with Sweden's refugee communities challenge the country's liberal image of itself

MALMO, Sweden — One afternoon, as I asked two young women for directions to the Arab bazaar in the district of Rosengard, near this city’s centre, a man appeared seemingly from nowhere and, shouting at the women in Iraqi-accented Arabic, said something to them that caused them literally to run away. 1,286 more words

News

Share The Dirt

Once, flowers were placed in gun barrels

As a form of protest.

Today, a garden is needed

To keep the soil of the meadow

Soft enough for all feet to walk upon… 13 more words

Poetry

Foreign Aid Experts Seething After Key State, USAID Meeting

A recent meeting between U.S. officials and NGO leaders to discuss the future of foreign assistance quickly devolved into disarray, according to several participants.

On Aug. 730 more words

State Department

Soon he will be dreaming in Norwegian

You might be unsure if you like me being here but soon I as well will be dreaming in Norwegian. 331 more words

Scandinavia