Pakistani actress said she was grateful and honoured to be a UNHCR ambassador for her country. “Proud to be born to a motherland that has opened its arms to refugees for over 40 years,” she tweeted following the announcement.
Sadako Ogata, a former top UN refugee official known for donning a helmet and flak jacket on trips into the field, has died, Japanese public broadcaster NHK said, without stating the cause. She was 92.
"We had weddings and marriages here, our kids were born here ... We have jobs and work here, while there's no peace in Afghanistan. That's why we are happy here."
With COVID-19 potentially impacting displaced refugee communities across the world, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is working tirelessly to provide lifesaving support to the most vulnerable.
Mohammed Bin Rashid marks World Refugee Day by ordering aid flight to support delivery of UNHCR’s humanitarian assistance to Burkina Faso. Assistance includes 88 tons of core relief items for displaced people and 12 tons of COVID-19 aid.
To mark World Refugee Day, The Arts Center at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), in partnership with the UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, will stream CARTOGRAPHY, a theatrical work
Global displacement is at a record high, according to the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, and this could only be seen as a blot on humanity.
The coronavirus pandemic has turned out to be the worst global crisis since World War II. With almost no country spared of the ill-effect of the deadly pandemic, global solidarity has become all the more paramount to tackle the situation.
In its post, the UNHCR Representation for EU Affairs said: “At Holy Family Hospital in Rawalpindi, Afghan refugee Dr Saleema Rehman provides a lifeline tosome of the poorest people in Pakistan.”