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Solenn, 25, who was born and raised in France, had never met her dad, a refugee from Iraq who fled persecution on the basis of his religion in the 1980s, until one day which changed her life a year ago.
UNHCR celebrates DAFI’s 30 years of refugee scholarship support, calling for more investment in education
For the last 30 years, the German-backed DAFI scholarship programme has helped transform the lives and prospects of numerous young displaced people, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, said today as it urged more investment in access to higher education for refugees to help realize their potential.
For the last three decades, DAFI scholarships have given refugees the chance to earn a university degree, providing the gifts of education, hope and a brighter future.
Refugees demonstrate great resilience in the face of life-altering circumstances but need increased support for mental health services, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, said.
The pandemic and recent security crackdowns have taken a high toll on the mental health of refugees and asylum-seekers, but UNHCR programmes are helping to make a difference.
In response to ration cuts and rising prices, Sahrawi refugees are watching an unusual cookery show to help them prepare nutritious meals with only a few ingredients.
Medhn and Azmera are using their skills to build homes that can withstand the extreme weather in eastern Sudan.
The global response to Ukrainian refugees has shown what political will can achieve in an emergency, Gillian Triggs tells high-level meeting.
The former Federal Chancellor of Germany, who welcomed more than 1.2 million refugees in 2015 and 2016, accepted the prestigious award at a ceremony in Geneva on Monday.
The devastating effects of the international armed conflict in Ukraine are still being felt by those fleeing inside the country and across borders, but not all wounds are visible.
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