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AllAfrica.com
Decision to Close Dadaab Refugee Camp Final, Ruto Tells UN Bossgovernment had been frustrated by the slow implementation of a tripartite agree
Decision to Close Dadaab Refugee Camp Final, Ruto Tells UN Boss
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
government had been frustrated by the slow implementation of a tripartite agreement signed between Kenya, Somalia and the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) to repatriate refugees to Somalia. That agreement expires this November, and though Mr Ruto said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Pressures Behind the Decision to Close Dadaabthe camp which could be infiltrated. Closing it, Kenya argues, is a solution.
The Pressures Behind the Decision to Close Dadaab
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
the camp which could be infiltrated. Closing it, Kenya argues, is a solution. In 2013, Kenya, Somalia and the UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, signed an agreement (to expire in November this year) to have Somalia refugees repatriated. But out of the... Read more
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Swissinfo
Are most asylum seekers economic migrants?cases in the overall tally is a lower protection rate than may actually be the
Are most asylum seekers economic migrants?
Swissinfo / Posted 17 hours ago
cases in the overall tally is a lower protection rate than may actually be the case. Hruschka pointed out that both the UN Refugee Agency and Eurostat remove Dublin cases when calculating protection rates. If we follow this approach and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fix Governance to Address Refugee Crisis - PM Rugunda to World Leadersfor refugee management which have been mainstreamed into the national plans and
Fix Governance to Address Refugee Crisis - PM Rugunda to World Leaders
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
for refugee management which have been mainstreamed into the national plans and budgetary allocations. According to the UN refugee agency for refugees (UNHCR), an estimated 509,447 refugees are currently hosted in the country mainly from South... Read more
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Herald Sun
Greece moves refugees out of Idomeni campand bread. In Geneva, UNHCR spokesman Adrian Edwards said the evacuation appea
Greece moves refugees out of Idomeni camp
Herald Sun / Posted 21 hours ago
and bread. In Geneva, UNHCR spokesman Adrian Edwards said the evacuation appeared to be taking place "calmly" and the UN refugee agency was sending in more staffers. "As long as the movement of people from Idomeni is ... voluntary in nature... Read more
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News.com.au
Greece moves refugees out of Idomeni campand bread. In Geneva, UNHCR spokesman Adrian Edwards said the evacuation appea
Greece moves refugees out of Idomeni camp
News.com.au / Posted 21 hours ago
and bread. In Geneva, UNHCR spokesman Adrian Edwards said the evacuation appeared to be taking place "calmly" and the UN refugee agency was sending in more staffers. "As long as the movement of people from Idomeni is ... voluntary in nature... Read more
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Perth Now
Greece moves refugees out of Idomeni campand bread. In Geneva, UNHCR spokesman Adrian Edwards said the evacuation appea
Greece moves refugees out of Idomeni camp
Perth Now / Posted 21 hours ago
and bread. In Geneva, UNHCR spokesman Adrian Edwards said the evacuation appeared to be taking place "calmly" and the UN refugee agency was sending in more staffers. "As long as the movement of people from Idomeni is ... voluntary in nature... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Greece moves refugees out of Idomeni campand bread. In Geneva, UNHCR spokesman Adrian Edwards said the evacuation appea
Greece moves refugees out of Idomeni camp
Adelaide Now / Posted 21 hours ago
and bread. In Geneva, UNHCR spokesman Adrian Edwards said the evacuation appeared to be taking place "calmly" and the UN refugee agency was sending in more staffers. "As long as the movement of people from Idomeni is ... voluntary in nature... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Greece moves refugees out of Idomeni campand bread. In Geneva, UNHCR spokesman Adrian Edwards said the evacuation appea
Greece moves refugees out of Idomeni camp
The Courier Mail / Posted 21 hours ago
and bread. In Geneva, UNHCR spokesman Adrian Edwards said the evacuation appeared to be taking place "calmly" and the UN refugee agency was sending in more staffers. "As long as the movement of people from Idomeni is ... voluntary in nature... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Refugees are removed from Greek campand bread. In Geneva, UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards said the evacuation ap
Refugees are removed from Greek camp
News 24 South Africa / Posted 22 hours ago
and bread. In Geneva, UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards said the evacuation appeared to be taking place "calmly," and the UN refugee agency was sending in more staffers. "As long as the movement of people from Idomeni is ... voluntary in nature... Read more
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Rappler
2,000 migrants moved from Greek border campmigrants who are "not fully aware of where they are going and what will come fo
2,000 migrants moved from Greek border camp
Rappler / Posted yesterday
migrants who are "not fully aware of where they are going and what will come for them in the next days." In Geneva, the UN refugee agency said it was sending additional staff to help the process. But Markolefa noted that a police cordon around... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Angelina Jolie appointed as visiting lecturershe will help to teach students studying for a Master’s degree. Jolie Pitt, wh
Angelina Jolie appointed as visiting lecturer
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
she will help to teach students studying for a Master’s degree. Jolie Pitt, who has been a goodwill ambassador for the UN Refugee Agency and is one of its special envoys, has been a vocal campaigner on refugee rights, and against the female... Read more
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Boston Globe
Buses and bulldozers: Migrants are removed from Greek campto falafel. In Geneva, UNHCR spokesman Adrian Edwards said the evacuation appe
Buses and bulldozers: Migrants are removed from Greek camp
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
to falafel. In Geneva, UNHCR spokesman Adrian Edwards said the evacuation appeared to be taking place ‘‘calmly,’’ and the UN refugee agency was sending in more staffers. ‘‘As long as the movement of people is . . . voluntary in nature [and] we’re... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Two refugees on Nauru agree to resettle in Cambodia, reviving teetering $55m dealAustralian promises, and told them he plans to return to Iran. The agreement h
Two refugees on Nauru agree to resettle in Cambodia, reviving teetering $55m deal
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
Australian promises, and told them he plans to return to Iran. The agreement has been widely condemned, including by the UN refugee agency UNHCR, human rights and refugee advocates, and Cambodia's opposition parties. As well as giving Cambodia,... Read more
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The Courier
Two refugees on Nauru agree to resettle in Cambodia, reviving teetering $55m dealAustralian promises, and told them he plans to return to Iran. The agreement h
Two refugees on Nauru agree to resettle in Cambodia, reviving teetering $55m deal
The Courier / Posted yesterday
Australian promises, and told them he plans to return to Iran. The agreement has been widely condemned, including by the UN refugee agency UNHCR, human rights and refugee advocates, and Cambodia's opposition parties. As well as giving Cambodia,... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Two refugees on Nauru agree to resettle in Cambodia, reviving teetering $55m dealAustralian promises, and told them he plans to return to Iran. The agreement h
Two refugees on Nauru agree to resettle in Cambodia, reviving teetering $55m deal
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
Australian promises, and told them he plans to return to Iran. The agreement has been widely condemned, including by the UN refugee agency UNHCR, human rights and refugee advocates, and Cambodia's opposition parties. As well as giving Cambodia,... Read more
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The Young Witness
Two refugees on Nauru agree to resettle in Cambodia, reviving teetering $55m dealAustralian promises, and told them he plans to return to Iran. The agreement h
Two refugees on Nauru agree to resettle in Cambodia, reviving teetering $55m deal
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
Australian promises, and told them he plans to return to Iran. The agreement has been widely condemned, including by the UN refugee agency UNHCR, human rights and refugee advocates, and Cambodia's opposition parties. As well as giving Cambodia,... Read more
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Canberra Times
Two refugees on Nauru agree to resettle in Cambodia, reviving teetering $55m dealin transit at Kuala Lumpur airport in June 2015. Photo: Fairfax The agreement
Two refugees on Nauru agree to resettle in Cambodia, reviving teetering $55m deal
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
in transit at Kuala Lumpur airport in June 2015. Photo: Fairfax The agreement has been widely condemned, including by the UN refugee agency UNHCR, human rights and refugee advocates, and Cambodia's opposition parties. As well as giving Cambodia,... Read more
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Western Advocate
Two refugees on Nauru agree to resettle in Cambodia, reviving teetering $55m dealAustralian promises, and told them he plans to return to Iran. The agreement h
Two refugees on Nauru agree to resettle in Cambodia, reviving teetering $55m deal
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
Australian promises, and told them he plans to return to Iran. The agreement has been widely condemned, including by the UN refugee agency UNHCR, human rights and refugee advocates, and Cambodia's opposition parties. As well as giving Cambodia,... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Two refugees on Nauru agree to resettle in Cambodia, reviving teetering $55m dealAustralian promises, and told them he plans to return to Iran. The agreement h
Two refugees on Nauru agree to resettle in Cambodia, reviving teetering $55m deal
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
Australian promises, and told them he plans to return to Iran. The agreement has been widely condemned, including by the UN refugee agency UNHCR, human rights and refugee advocates, and Cambodia's opposition parties. As well as giving Cambodia,... Read more
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Manning River Times
Two refugees on Nauru agree to resettle in Cambodia, reviving teetering $55m dealAustralian promises, and told them he plans to return to Iran. The agreement h
Two refugees on Nauru agree to resettle in Cambodia, reviving teetering $55m deal
Manning River Times / Posted yesterday
Australian promises, and told them he plans to return to Iran. The agreement has been widely condemned, including by the UN refugee agency UNHCR, human rights and refugee advocates, and Cambodia's opposition parties. As well as giving Cambodia,... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Two refugees on Nauru agree to resettle in Cambodia, reviving teetering $55m dealAustralian promises, and told them he plans to return to Iran. The agreement h
Two refugees on Nauru agree to resettle in Cambodia, reviving teetering $55m deal
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted yesterday
Australian promises, and told them he plans to return to Iran. The agreement has been widely condemned, including by the UN refugee agency UNHCR, human rights and refugee advocates, and Cambodia's opposition parties. As well as giving Cambodia,... Read more
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The North West Star
Two refugees on Nauru agree to resettle in Cambodia, reviving teetering $55m dealAustralian promises, and told them he plans to return to Iran. The agreement h
Two refugees on Nauru agree to resettle in Cambodia, reviving teetering $55m deal
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
Australian promises, and told them he plans to return to Iran. The agreement has been widely condemned, including by the UN refugee agency UNHCR, human rights and refugee advocates, and Cambodia's opposition parties. As well as giving Cambodia,... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Two refugees on Nauru agree to resettle in Cambodia, reviving teetering $55m dealin transit at Kuala Lumpur airport in June 2015. Photo: Fairfax The agreement
Two refugees on Nauru agree to resettle in Cambodia, reviving teetering $55m deal
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
in transit at Kuala Lumpur airport in June 2015. Photo: Fairfax The agreement has been widely condemned, including by the UN refugee agency UNHCR, human rights and refugee advocates, and Cambodia's opposition parties. As well as giving Cambodia,... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Two refugees on Nauru agree to resettle in Cambodia, reviving teetering $55m dealAustralian promises, and told them he plans to return to Iran. The agreement h
Two refugees on Nauru agree to resettle in Cambodia, reviving teetering $55m deal
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
Australian promises, and told them he plans to return to Iran. The agreement has been widely condemned, including by the UN refugee agency UNHCR, human rights and refugee advocates, and Cambodia's opposition parties. As well as giving Cambodia,... Read more
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The Border Mail
Two refugees on Nauru agree to resettle in Cambodia, reviving teetering $55m dealAustralian promises, and told them he plans to return to Iran. The agreement h
Two refugees on Nauru agree to resettle in Cambodia, reviving teetering $55m deal
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
Australian promises, and told them he plans to return to Iran. The agreement has been widely condemned, including by the UN refugee agency UNHCR, human rights and refugee advocates, and Cambodia's opposition parties. As well as giving Cambodia,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Two refugees on Nauru agree to resettle in Cambodia, reviving teetering $55m dealAustralian promises, and told them he plans to return to Iran. The agreement h
Two refugees on Nauru agree to resettle in Cambodia, reviving teetering $55m deal
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
Australian promises, and told them he plans to return to Iran. The agreement has been widely condemned, including by the UN refugee agency UNHCR, human rights and refugee advocates, and Cambodia's opposition parties. As well as giving Cambodia,... Read more
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WA Today
Two refugees on Nauru agree to resettle in Cambodia, reviving teetering $55m dealin transit at Kuala Lumpur airport in June 2015. Photo: Fairfax The agreement
Two refugees on Nauru agree to resettle in Cambodia, reviving teetering $55m deal
WA Today / Posted yesterday
in transit at Kuala Lumpur airport in June 2015. Photo: Fairfax The agreement has been widely condemned, including by the UN refugee agency UNHCR, human rights and refugee advocates, and Cambodia's opposition parties. As well as giving Cambodia,... Read more
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The Age
Two refugees on Nauru agree to resettle in Cambodia, reviving teetering $55m dealAustralian promises, and told them he plans to return to Iran. The agreement h
Two refugees on Nauru agree to resettle in Cambodia, reviving teetering $55m deal
The Age / Posted yesterday
Australian promises, and told them he plans to return to Iran. The agreement has been widely condemned, including by the UN refugee agency UNHCR, human rights and refugee advocates, and Cambodia's opposition parties. As well as giving Cambodia,... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Greek police begin clearing country's largest informal refugee campto stay. In Geneva, UNHCR spokesman Adrian Edwards said the evacuation appeare
Greek police begin clearing country's largest informal refugee camp
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
to stay. In Geneva, UNHCR spokesman Adrian Edwards said the evacuation appeared to be taking place "calmly", and the UN refugee agency was sending more workers to Idomeni. He said: "As long as the movement of people from Idomeni is ...... Read more
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CTV News
Greek authorities evacuate hundreds from Idomeni refugee campto stay. In Geneva, UNHCR spokesman Adrian Edwards said the evacuation appeare
Greek authorities evacuate hundreds from Idomeni refugee camp
CTV News / Posted yesterday
to stay. In Geneva, UNHCR spokesman Adrian Edwards said the evacuation appeared to be taking place "calmly," and the UN refugee agency was sending more staffers to Idomeni. "As long as the movement of people from Idomeni is ... voluntary in... Read more
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Daily Mail
Turkey deliberately selecting uneducated or sick Syrians to Europewith German Chancellor Angela Merkel, prior to their meeting at the World Human
Turkey deliberately selecting uneducated or sick Syrians to Europe
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, prior to their meeting at the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul this week The UN refugee agency usually decides on eligibility for resettlement but Turks have reportedly excluded Syrian doctors,... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Idomeni migrant site evacuation in Greece under wayto stay. In Geneva, UNHCR spokesman Adrian Edwards said the evacuation appeare
Idomeni migrant site evacuation in Greece under way
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
to stay. In Geneva, UNHCR spokesman Adrian Edwards said the evacuation appeared to be taking place "calmly", and the UN refugee agency was sending more workers to Idomeni. He said: "As long as the movement of people from Idomeni is ...... Read more
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iol.co.za
Iraqi forces battle IS for Fellujahfled the city, but IS has sought to prevent civilians from leaving, as have for
Iraqi forces battle IS for Fellujah
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
fled the city, but IS has sought to prevent civilians from leaving, as have forces on the government side, according to the UN Refugee Agency. The United Nations called for safe corridors to be set up to allow Iraqi civilians to flee Fallujah,... Read more
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dna
Dadaab shutdown: World's biggest refugee camp to be closed by Kenya in 2016but this time it will stick with a deadline expiring in six months that was agr
Dadaab shutdown: World's biggest refugee camp to be closed by Kenya in 2016
dna / Posted yesterday
but this time it will stick with a deadline expiring in six months that was agreed with Somalia and the UN, Ruto said. The UN refugee agency UNHCR said in January it might miss a 2016 target to repatriate 50,000 refugees because the Somali... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Angelina Jolie to teach at London School of Economics on women in conflictfor crimes that disproportionately affect women, such as sexual violence in con
Angelina Jolie to teach at London School of Economics on women in conflict
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
for crimes that disproportionately affect women, such as sexual violence in conflict,” Jolie, a special envoy for the UN refugee agency (UNHCR), said in a statement. “I am looking forward to teaching and to learning from the students, as well... Read more
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iafrica.com
Jolie to teach at London UniversityHollywood star and UN refugee agency envoy Angelina Jolie is to become a visiti
Jolie to teach at London University
iafrica.com / Posted yesterday
Hollywood star and UN refugee agency envoy Angelina Jolie is to become a visiting professor at Britain's prestigious London School of Economics, the university announced Monday. Jolie was named as one of four new "visiting professors in practice"... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Kenya will close world's biggest refugee camp this yearbut this time it will stick with a deadline expiring in six months that was agr
Kenya will close world's biggest refugee camp this year
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
but this time it will stick with a deadline expiring in six months that was agreed with Somalia and the UN, Ruto said. The UN refugee agency UNHCR said in January it might miss a 2016 target to repatriate 50,000 refugees because the Somali... Read more
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Gulf News
Angelina Jolie to teach at London School of Economics on women in conflictfor crimes that disproportionately affect women, such as sexual violence in con
Angelina Jolie to teach at London School of Economics on women in conflict
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
for crimes that disproportionately affect women, such as sexual violence in conflict,” Jolie, a special envoy for the UN refugee agency (UNHCR), said in a statement. “I am looking forward to teaching and to learning from the students, as well... Read more
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asianage
Iraq forces begin assault on IS bastion Fallujahfled the city, but IS has sought to prevent civilians from leaving, as have for
Iraq forces begin assault on IS bastion Fallujah
asianage / Posted yesterday
fled the city, but IS has sought to prevent civilians from leaving, as have forces on the government side, according to the UN Refugee Agency. The United Nations called for safe corridors to be set up to allow Iraqi civilians to flee Fallujah,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
2 000 migrants rescued from Mediterraneanthis year more that 34 000 people have been brought to the Italian coast after
2 000 migrants rescued from Mediterranean
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
this year more that 34 000 people have been brought to the Italian coast after being rescued off Libya, according to the UN refugee agency. With the return of the good weather the rescue operations are expected to increase. For the time being... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Angelina Jolie named visiting professor of London university LONDON (AFP) – Hollywood star and UN refugee agency envoy Angelina Jolie is t
Angelina Jolie named visiting professor of London university
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
LONDON (AFP) – Hollywood star and UN refugee agency envoy Angelina Jolie is to become a visiting professor at Britain’s prestigious London School of Economics, the university announced... Read more
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Rappler
Angelina Jolie named visiting professor of London universityANGELINA JOLIE. The actress and UN refugee agency envoy is set to be a visiting
Angelina Jolie named visiting professor of London university
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
ANGELINA JOLIE. The actress and UN refugee agency envoy is set to be a visiting professor at the London School of Economics. File photo shows Angelina arriving for the Kung Fu Panda 3 World Premiere at the TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX in Hollywood in... Read more
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The Star
Angelina Jolie named visiting professor of London universityLONDON: Hollywood star and UN refugee agency envoy Angelina Jolie is to become
Angelina Jolie named visiting professor of London university
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
LONDON: Hollywood star and UN refugee agency envoy Angelina Jolie is to become a visiting professor at Britain’s prestigious London School of Economics, the university announced Monday. Jolie was named as one of four new “visiting professors in... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Jolie named visiting professor on 'women, peace and security' masters courseNations". The Oscar-winning actress has combined her work in film with advocac
Jolie named visiting professor on 'women, peace and security' masters course
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
Nations". The Oscar-winning actress has combined her work in film with advocacy, acting as a goodwill ambassador for the UN refugee agency UNHCR since 2001 before becoming a special envoy, travelling to meet with displaced people in camps in... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Jolie joins London School of Economicscourse starts next year and will be run by the LSE Centre for Women, Peace and
Jolie joins London School of Economics
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 days ago
course starts next year and will be run by the LSE Centre for Women, Peace and Security. Jolie is a special envoy for the UN refugee agency and co-chaired a global summit on sexual violence in 2014 alongside Lord Hague. In 2011 she directed 'In... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Angelina Jolie named visiting professor of London universityLONDON - Hollywood star and UN refugee agency envoy Angelina Jolie is to become
Angelina Jolie named visiting professor of London university
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
LONDON - Hollywood star and UN refugee agency envoy Angelina Jolie is to become a visiting professor at Britain's prestigious London School of Economics, the university announced Monday. Hollywood star and UN refugee agency envoy Angelina Jolie... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Iraqi forces clash with IS near Fallujahon civilians to flee, opening safe corridors to southern areas, but roadside bo
Iraqi forces clash with IS near Fallujah
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 days ago
on civilians to flee, opening safe corridors to southern areas, but roadside bombs have prevented many from leaving. The UN refugee agency UNHCR said 80 families managed to flee in recent days via a main road or through agricultural fields and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Angelina Jolie Pitt takes professor role at London School of Economicshas been appointed visiting professor at London School of Economics Jolie Pitt
Angelina Jolie Pitt takes professor role at London School of Economics
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
has been appointed visiting professor at London School of Economics Jolie Pitt, who has been a goodwill ambassador for the UN Refugee Agency and is currently one of its special envoys, has been a vocal campaigner on refugee rights, and against the... Read more
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Herald Sun
Iraqi forces clash with IS near Fallujahon civilians to flee, opening safe corridors to southern areas, but roadside bo
Iraqi forces clash with IS near Fallujah
Herald Sun / Posted 2 days ago
on civilians to flee, opening safe corridors to southern areas, but roadside bombs have prevented many from leaving. The UN refugee agency UNHCR said 80 families managed to flee in recent days via a main road or through agricultural fields and... Read more
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