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UNHCR partners with One World Refugee Film Festival to give refugee stories centre stage in 70th anniversary celebrations
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is excited to be partnering with One World Arts along with Amnesty International Canada, CARE Canada, and Oxfam Canada to host this year’s virtual edition of the One World Refugee Film Festival from December 1–14.
“Sultans of String ZOOM Concert #3 – Refuge Edition” will take place on Nov. 27 at 8 p.m. EST. Tickets are $10.
Over 40,000 Ethiopians have fled the Tigray crisis into eastern Sudan, with no sign of a let-up in new arrivals. Many anxiously hope to be reunited with their families
“I feel really strongly that I have to do it”: Canadian heavy metal bar owner and friends sponsor Syrian refugee families
Over the past two years, Tyler has helped sponsor two Syrian refugee families so they can start a new life in his hometown of Hamilton, southwest of Toronto.
Data shows that displaced women and girls worldwide are experiencing increased gender-based violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sex and the City co-stars Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon chat about their go-to films for inspiration and what the world needs to fight the coronavirus.
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Gary Troeller, former UNHCR Representative in Canada who served here in the mid-1990s.
Life-saving evacuation flights to Rwanda resume after nearly a year-long hiatus due to COVID-19 for vulnerable asylum seekers in Libya.
Addressing this year’s High Commissioner’s Dialogue on Protection, Raouf Mazou, shines a spotlight on the need for inclusion for health policies.
After a lifetime of statelessness, Linda finally gained Russian citizenship in 2018. But hundreds of thousands of others across Europe still struggle to attain that basic right.
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