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The official Twitter account of 🇺🇳UN High Commissioner for , Filippo Grandi.
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Filippo Grandi May 17
For many LGBTI refugees, discrimination and persecution do not end when they flee their country. For some of them, decrease in resettlement places therefore means denying them a safe future.
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Filippo Grandi May 16
With thanks to and colleagues for an important discussion on how to better protect refugees and how to make our partnership more efficient.
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Filippo Grandi May 12
For many refugee women around the world is another day in which to fight, worry and hope that their children have a better future.
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Filippo Grandi May 12
Successful fundraising in Nairobi as part of UNHCR’s Ramadan campaign proves that solidarity with refugees is global and strong. Thank you!
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Filippo Grandi May 10
More lives lost in the Mediterranean. But refugees and migrants make headlines and provoke debate only if they reach Europe. The others, even if they die, are forgotten - and so we fail to solve the real problems: rescue at sea, trafficking, conflict, social and economic causes.
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Filippo Grandi May 10
Heads of organizations and Secretary-General meet at in Geneva to discuss climate change and the future of work - in a world in which international cooperation is both under threat and dramatically needed.
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Filippo Grandi May 9
For how much longer must Syrians suffer? Hundreds of thousands have been displaced again by fighting in the northwest of the country.
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António Vitorino May 8
Proud to establish today the new , a joint UN endeavour to assist Member States to implement the Global Compact for Migration: Thanks to , , , Liu Zhenmin, , , , .
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Filippo Grandi May 8
Hungary has forced two asylum-seeking Afghan families to leave the country without seriously examining their claims to refugee status. This is a serious violation of international law.
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Filippo Grandi May 6
We are destroying nature like never before in the history of mankind. The crucial report launched today in Paris should be a wake up call to all of us. We must revisit urgently how we consume, eat, move and produce - before it is too late.
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Filippo Grandi May 5
Wishing all those who celebrate Ramadan a month of blessings, reflection, serenity and peace!
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Filippo Grandi May 4
We at UNHCR celebrate with the 50th anniversary of and look forward to continuing to work together to support and empower refugee women and girls.
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Filippo Grandi May 2
Thanks to PM Dr Mahathir Mohammad , Foreign Minister , Home Affairs Minister , the government+people of Malaysia for their warm hospitality. We will continue to work together to improve the lives of over 160,000 refugees in the country.
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Ben Stiller May 1
Thanks to and for hosting me today to talk about Syrian .
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Filippo Grandi May 1
A friend told me today: “My grandfather was a refugee. We queued with him to collect a bag of rice. Had he been allowed to be a taxi driver, he would have been spared this humiliation, and I would not think of him with regret.” for all.
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Filippo Grandi May 1
As the era begins, we at UNHCR wish His Majesty Emperor Naruhito and the people of Japan happiness and prosperity, trusting that they will continue to uphold the values of peace and humanitarianism throughout the world.
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Education Above All Foundation Apr 29
We’re meeting with and key school stakeholders to discuss the importance of universal access to quality education. 13,821 refugee children in Malaysia are of primary school age, 60% of these children are enrolled in education
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Saifuddin Abdullah 🇲🇾 Apr 29
Received courtesy call by the UN High Commissioner for , Filippo Grandi , followed by fruitful discussions on UNHCR in Malaysia and the Rohingya crisis. Admin
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Filippo Grandi Apr 29
Evacuations of refugees from Libya continue, with thanks to Italy for this important gesture. It is possible to save lives at risk in orderly, well managed operations, but we need more countries to participate and support.
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Filippo Grandi Apr 27
The world must do all it can to keep those smiles on the faces of the Rohingya children!
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