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'Refugees', UN Visitors Lobby, NY

This upcoming September 2016, the UN General Assembly will address large movements of refugees and migrants at a High-level Summit in New York that will precede the annual General Assembly Debate. 180 more words


Running for freedom

The Ionian sunset over turquoise water had long faded on the horizon, leaving the port of Patras in warm darkness. We sat in a long line of cars and tractor-trailers passing through security to board the midnight ferry to Venice. 592 more words

EU Refugee And Migration Crisis

Making a Crisis into a Game

Four years ago, when I got my new iPhone, I was browsing the App Store and a small advert popped up on the bottom of my screen from UNHCR (the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees). 1,096 more words


Yemeni Refugees Caught Up In Somaliland’s Struggle For Nationhood

Written by Amanda Sperber

The second part of our report on Yemeni refugees in Somaliland looks at how they have become part of the breakaway region’s struggle for international recognition, leaving them in awkward limbo. 1,088 more words


Nice. But what's the strategy?

It seems ultra churlish to criticise the work Grey has done for the UNHCR.  But I’m going to anyway.

It’s a nice film highlighting the IOC team of ‘Stateless’ refugee Olympians.   394 more words