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AllAfrica.com
Do Not Risk Your Lives, Grandi Tells Eritrean RefugeesShire — Improving conditions for refugees in camps and expanding programmes for
Do Not Risk Your Lives, Grandi Tells Eritrean Refugees
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Shire — Improving conditions for refugees in camps and expanding programmes for legal pathways outside Ethiopia were both key to reducing the numbers who attempt perilous journeys to reach safety, Filippo Grandi, the UN High Commissioner for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Advisory - High Commissioner Grandi in Ethiopia for 26th AU SummitThis is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson - to whom quoted text
Advisory - High Commissioner Grandi in Ethiopia for 26th AU Summit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 29 January 2016, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. This morning, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi arrived... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Refugee Chief Commends Ethiopia's Generous Open-Door PolicyEthiopia has more than 734,000 refugees from South Sudan, Somalia, Eritrea, Sud
UN Refugee Chief Commends Ethiopia's Generous Open-Door Policy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Ethiopia has more than 734,000 refugees from South Sudan, Somalia, Eritrea, Sudan, Yemen and other countries. UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi yesterday met with Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn at the start of a four-day visit... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
OECD and UNHCR Back Increased Refugee IntegrationParis, France — Two leading international organizations, the Organization for E
OECD and UNHCR Back Increased Refugee Integration
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Paris, France — Two leading international organizations, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today called on governments to step up efforts to help refugees integrate and contribute to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Germany to toughen asylum policiesBerlin - Germany moved on Thursday to toughen its asylum policies, as Finland a
Germany to toughen asylum policies
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
Berlin - Germany moved on Thursday to toughen its asylum policies, as Finland and Sweden announced plans to deport tens of thousands of people in a bid to contain the migrant crisis. Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel announced that Germany will place... Read more
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Rappler
Germany to tighten asylum rules as Sweden, Finland plan deportationsTOUGHER AYSLUM POLICIES. A group of migrants from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan,
Germany to tighten asylum rules as Sweden, Finland plan deportations
Rappler / Posted 10 days ago
TOUGHER AYSLUM POLICIES. A group of migrants from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, who declared that they will seek asylum in Germany or Austria, board the train to Croatia at the train station in the south Serbian city of Presevo, January 25, 2016.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
OECD and UNHCR Call for Scaling Up Integration Policies in Favour of RefugeesThe heads of the OECD and UNHCR, at a joint high-level Conference on the integr
OECD and UNHCR Call for Scaling Up Integration Policies in Favour of Refugees
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
The heads of the OECD and UNHCR, at a joint high-level Conference on the integration of beneficiaries of international protection in Paris today, have called on governments to scale up their efforts to help refugees integrate and contribute to the... Read more
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express
Europe could take MORE migrants from Syria, says UN refugee agency head EUROPE could take more refugees from Syria, the head of the United Nations (U
Europe could take MORE migrants from Syria, says UN refugee agency head
express / Posted 14 days ago
EUROPE could take more refugees from Syria, the head of the United Nations (UN) refugee agency has said as the European Union (EU) continues to buckle under the strain of its... Read more
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BBC News
UN's new refugee agency head says Europe could do more - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
UN's new refugee agency head says Europe could do more
BBC News / Posted 14 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Latin America UN's new refugee agency head... Read more
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Gulf News
Jordan under pressure over stranded Syrian refugeesUNHCR says Jordan should accept displaced people and move them to established c
Jordan under pressure over stranded Syrian refugees
Gulf News / Posted 14 days ago
UNHCR says Jordan should accept displaced people and move them to established camps closer to the capital Syrian refugees stuck between the Jordanian and Syrian borders, wait to cross into Jordan after a group of them crossed into Jordanian... Read more
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Zawya
Jordan under pressure over stranded Syrian refugees In This Article * Jordan says security fears hold back refugees entry * Ref
Jordan under pressure over stranded Syrian refugees
Zawya / Posted 15 days ago
In This Article * Jordan says security fears hold back refugees entry * Refugees say they flee Russian bombing of towns in central Syria * Donors angered by kingdom's tough border... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Syrian opposition sharply divided ahead of peace talksSyrian refugees women sitting outside their tents, during the visit of Filippo
Syrian opposition sharply divided ahead of peace talks
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 16 days ago
Syrian refugees women sitting outside their tents, during the visit of Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, UNHCR, to a camp in the town of Saadnayel, in the Bekaa valley, Lebanon, Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. Grandi appealed... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Jordan under pressure over stranded Syrian refugeesHADALAT, Jordan: Syrian refugees who have trekked across the desert fleeing exp
Jordan under pressure over stranded Syrian refugees
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
HADALAT, Jordan: Syrian refugees who have trekked across the desert fleeing expanding Russian air strikes are receiving a less-than-warm welcome in Jordan, which is keeping them penned up miles from anywhere on the grounds some of them may be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Resolving Conflicts Key to Stemming Global Displacement, Says New UN Refugee ChiefMultiple conflicts have resulted in the massive displacement of men, women and
Resolving Conflicts Key to Stemming Global Displacement, Says New UN Refugee Chief
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Multiple conflicts have resulted in the massive displacement of men, women and children around the world in record numbers. Last year alone, more than one million refugees and migrants crossed the Mediterranean to Europe. And yet, the arrivals in... Read more
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Rappler
In name of 'shared humanity': UN, NGOs demand end to Syria 'carnage'A general view taken on April 6, 2015 shows destruction in Yarmuk Palestinian r
In name of 'shared humanity': UN, NGOs demand end to Syria 'carnage'
Rappler / Posted 18 days ago
A general view taken on April 6, 2015 shows destruction in Yarmuk Palestinian refugee camp in the Syrian capital, Damascus. Stringer/AFP/File GENEVA, Switzerland – Around 100 UN agencies and other humanitarian organizations on Thursday, January 21,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
CRF’s Top 6 suggestions in supporting former refugeesTuesday, 19 January 2016, 5:20 pmArticle: Changemakers Refugee ForumMaking Chan
CRF’s Top 6 suggestions in supporting former refugees
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 18 days ago
Tuesday, 19 January 2016, 5:20 pmArticle: Changemakers Refugee ForumMaking Change: Tayyaba KhanAs New Zealand becomes increasingly involved in... Read more
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Unicef
An appeal to end the suffering in SyriaJoint statement More than 120 humanitarian organizations and United Nations ag
An appeal to end the suffering in Syria
Unicef / Posted 18 days ago
Joint statement More than 120 humanitarian organizations and United Nations agencies issued a joint appeal today urging the world to raise their voices and call for an end to the Syria crisis and to the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
UN, NGOs demand end to Syria ‘carnage’Syrian women wait in line to receive winter aid as UN General Assembly Presiden
UN, NGOs demand end to Syria ‘carnage’
Inquirier.net / Posted 18 days ago
Syrian women wait in line to receive winter aid as UN General Assembly President Mogens Lykketoft visits Zaatari refugee camp in Mafraq, Jordan, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. Lykketoft visited Zaatari refugee camp in northern Jordan on Wednesday to “get... Read more
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New Kerala
In Jordan, UN refugee agency chief urges greater efforts to end Syria conflictNew York, Jan 20 : The international community must make greater efforts to end
In Jordan, UN refugee agency chief urges greater efforts to end Syria conflict
New Kerala / Posted 18 days ago
New York, Jan 20 : The international community must make greater efforts to end the conflict in Syria or risk prolonging the world's biggest humanitarian crisis for many years to come, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has said during... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Aid Panel Calls for 'Grand Bargain' On FinanceDubai — Aid organisations need to be more transparent, improve efficiency, and
UN Aid Panel Calls for 'Grand Bargain' On Finance
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Dubai — Aid organisations need to be more transparent, improve efficiency, and stop competing with each other for resources, according to a new report laying out a high-level panel's key finance recommendations ahead of the World Humanitarian Summit... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
UNHCR wants mass resettlement of SyriansZaatari refugee camp, Jordan - The new chief of the UN refugee agency said on M
UNHCR wants mass resettlement of Syrians
News 24 South Africa / Posted 20 days ago
Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan - The new chief of the UN refugee agency said on Monday the world should find a fairer formula for sharing the burden of Syria's crisis, including taking in tens of thousands of refugees from overwhelmed regional host... Read more
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Deseret News
UN refugee agency chief seeks mass resettlement of SyriansZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan — The new chief of the U.N. refugee agency said Mo
UN refugee agency chief seeks mass resettlement of Syrians
Deseret News / Posted 20 days ago
ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan — The new chief of the U.N. refugee agency said Monday the world should find a fairer formula for sharing the burden of Syria's crisis, including taking in tens of thousands of refugees from overwhelmed regional host... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
UN refugee agency chief seeks mass resettlement of SyriansFilippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, right, gives
UN refugee agency chief seeks mass resettlement of Syrians
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 days ago
Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, right, gives a press conference with Andrew Harper, UNHCR representative in Jordan, on his first visit to Jordan after being appointed to the post, at the Zaatari refugee camp,... Read more
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Irish Examiner
UN refugee agency chief calls for mass resettlement of Syrians | Irish Examiner Monday, January 18, 2016 - 07:05 pm The new UN refugee ag
UN refugee agency chief calls for mass resettlement of Syrians
Irish Examiner / Posted 20 days ago
| Irish Examiner Monday, January 18, 2016 - 07:05 pm The new UN refugee agency chief has urged countries to find a fairer... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
UN refugee agency chief calls for mass resettlement of Syrians Syrian refugees wait to be approved to get into Jordan (AP) The new UN refug
UN refugee agency chief calls for mass resettlement of Syrians
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
Syrian refugees wait to be approved to get into Jordan (AP) The new UN refugee agency chief has urged countries to find a fairer formula for sharing the burden of Syria's crisis -... Read more
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News.com.au
UNHCR pushes for refugee help for Turkey The United Nations' refugee agency will seek additional resources for Turkey,
UNHCR pushes for refugee help for Turkey
News.com.au / Posted 22 days ago
The United Nations' refugee agency will seek additional resources for Turkey, the world's largest host of refugees, and push for more resettlement, as the civil war in Syria is set to enter its sixth... Read more
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Perth Now
UNHCR pushes for refugee help for Turkey The United Nations' refugee agency will seek additional resources for Turkey,
UNHCR pushes for refugee help for Turkey
Perth Now / Posted 22 days ago
The United Nations' refugee agency will seek additional resources for Turkey, the world's largest host of refugees, and push for more resettlement, as the civil war in Syria is set to enter its sixth... Read more
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The Courier Mail
UNHCR pushes for refugee help for Turkey The United Nations' refugee agency will seek additional resources for Turkey,
UNHCR pushes for refugee help for Turkey
The Courier Mail / Posted 22 days ago
The United Nations' refugee agency will seek additional resources for Turkey, the world's largest host of refugees, and push for more resettlement, as the civil war in Syria is set to enter its sixth... Read more
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Herald Sun
UNHCR pushes for refugee help for Turkey The United Nations' refugee agency will seek additional resources for Turkey,
UNHCR pushes for refugee help for Turkey
Herald Sun / Posted 22 days ago
The United Nations' refugee agency will seek additional resources for Turkey, the world's largest host of refugees, and push for more resettlement, as the civil war in Syria is set to enter its sixth... Read more
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Reuters
UNHCR to seek new help for refugees in Turkey, push resettlementA Kurdish refugee girl from the Syrian town of Kobani sits at a refugee camp in
UNHCR to seek new help for refugees in Turkey, push resettlement
Reuters / Posted 22 days ago
A Kurdish refugee girl from the Syrian town of Kobani sits at a refugee camp in the Turkish border town of Suruc, Sanliurfa province February 2, 2015. ISTANBUL The United Nations' refugee agency will seek additional resources for Turkey, the world's... Read more
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Swissinfo
UNHCR to seek new help for refugees in Turkey, push resettlementISTANBUL (Reuters) - The United Nations' refugee agency will seek additional re
UNHCR to seek new help for refugees in Turkey, push resettlement
Swissinfo / Posted 22 days ago
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The United Nations' refugee agency will seek additional resources for Turkey, the world's largest host of refugees, and push for more resettlement, its head said on Saturday, as the civil war in Syria is set to enter its sixth... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UNHCR to seek new help for refugees in Turkey, push resettlementISTANBUL: The United Nations' refugee agency will seek additional resources for
UNHCR to seek new help for refugees in Turkey, push resettlement
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 days ago
ISTANBUL: The United Nations' refugee agency will seek additional resources for Turkey, the world's largest host of refugees, and push for more resettlement, its head said on Saturday, as the civil war in Syria is set to enter its sixth year. The... Read more
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Japan Today
U.N. appeals for nearly $7.73 bil for Syria aid ‹ Japan TodayWith the war in Syria headed for a sixth year, U.N. agencies on Tuesday appeale
U.N. appeals for nearly $7.73 bil for Syria aid ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 26 days ago
With the war in Syria headed for a sixth year, U.N. agencies on Tuesday appealed for $7.73 billion in funding to help 22.5 million people affected by the conflict. The appeal for funds from U.N. member-states covers help for 13.5 million Syrians... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Key Challenges for New UN Refugee ChiefGetting back to work following the end-of-year break can be tough. But spare a
Key Challenges for New UN Refugee Chief
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
Getting back to work following the end-of-year break can be tough. But spare a thought for Filippo Grandi, who arrived in Geneva this week to begin his five-year term as head of the UN's refugee agency. Not only is he replacing António Guterres, who... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Solutions Needed to Stem Global Refugee Crisis, Says New UN Agency ChiefWith record numbers of refugees and displaced people worldwide, the new head of
Solutions Needed to Stem Global Refugee Crisis, Says New UN Agency Chief
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
With record numbers of refugees and displaced people worldwide, the new head of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is urging greater diplomatic efforts to find solutions to the conflicts and abuses driving people... Read more
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New Kerala
Solutions needed to stem global refugee crisis, says new UN agency chiefNew York, Jan 8 (Just Earth News/IBNS) With record numbers of refugees and disp
Solutions needed to stem global refugee crisis, says new UN agency chief
New Kerala / Posted 30 days ago
New York, Jan 8 (Just Earth News/IBNS) With record numbers of refugees and displaced people worldwide, the new head of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is urging greater diplomatic efforts to find solutions to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Solutions Needed to Stem Global Refugee Crisis, Says GrandiGeneva — With record numbers of refugees and displaced people worldwide, the ne
Solutions Needed to Stem Global Refugee Crisis, Says Grandi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
Geneva — With record numbers of refugees and displaced people worldwide, the new head of the UN Refugee Agency Filippo Grandi has urged greater diplomatic efforts to find solutions to conflicts and abuses driving people from their homes. "UNHCR is... Read more
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Japan Today
Countries to pledge places for Syrian refugees at U.N. conference in March ‹ Japan TodayThe United Nations will hold a conference in March where countries will be aske
Countries to pledge places for Syrian refugees at U.N. conference in March ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted a month ago
The United Nations will hold a conference in March where countries will be asked to pledge resettlement places for people fleeing the Syrian conflict, the world body’s new refugee chief announced Thursday. Filippo Grandi said the ministerial... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Countries to pledge spots for Syrian refugees at UN conference in MarchGENEVA: The United Nations will hold a conference in March where countries will
Countries to pledge spots for Syrian refugees at UN conference in March
Channel NewsAsia / Posted a month ago
GENEVA: The United Nations will hold a conference in March where countries will be asked to pledge resettlement places for people fleeing the Syrian conflict, the world body's new refugee chief announced on Thursday (Jan 7). Filippo Grandi said the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN refugee agency raps Denmark on asylum-seekers, urges Europe to set exampleGENEVA: The U.N. refugee agency censured Denmark on Thursday for measures that
UN refugee agency raps Denmark on asylum-seekers, urges Europe to set example
Channel NewsAsia / Posted a month ago
GENEVA: The U.N. refugee agency censured Denmark on Thursday for measures that were an "affront" to refugees' dignity as its new head urged Europe not to throw up barriers to block a tide of asylum-seekers. The UNHCR criticised Danish government... Read more
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