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Neil Gaiman 41m
Happy ! Today we can celebrate the power of books to inspire understanding, tolerance & dialogue. And what better way to do that than by checking out this book list highlighting refugee voices from around the world:
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Foreign Affairs Committee 26m
Tomorrow is our first session into European responses to irregular migration and the role of the FCO. We will be hearing from and ; and Sir Paul Collier and through two panels. Watch live from 2.45pm:
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UNHCR United Kingdom 4h
Sounds like such a fun day!🙌☺️ In the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park, the village of Llangynidr hosts a ‘Refugees Are Welcome’ day, with 100 local volunteers organising activities, crafts, music, food and fun! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿🇬🇧
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UNHCR United Kingdom 5h
Today is 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 and 🎭 That makes today the ideal day to re-post one of our favourite Shakespeare passages, from 'The Book of Sir Thomas More', on the importance of protecting refugees, performed by the incomparable .
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UNHCR United Kingdom 5h
Nada and Mohammed love books so much they built their own library! 📚
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UNHCR United Kingdom 10h
8-year-old Lorca and her family fled war in Syria. Now thanks to a new programme in Ireland, they've found peace, and a welcoming new home in Dunshaughlin, County Meath. 🇮🇪
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UNHCR United Kingdom 22h
Displaced Syrians are slowly returning home to Homs and other cities, often returning to homes and towns reduced to ruins.
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UNHCR United Kingdom Apr 21
"Football clubs are at the heart of their communities and it’s great to see teams across the UK using the international language of football to create connection, respect and friendship across cultures." ⚽️ 🇬🇧
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UNHCR United Kingdom Apr 20
“I like Easter best because we get to hunt for chocolate eggs.”
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UNHCR United Kingdom Apr 20
Refugees bring HUGE potential. We just need to help them unlock it.
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UNHCR United Kingdom Apr 20
Razan dreams of being a princess. 👸🏽 dreamt of being an astronaut! 🚀 What was your childhood dream?✨
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UNHCR United Kingdom Apr 20
“There have been no negative comments. Usually ‘refugees’ is a toxic brand, some people say “why are they here?” “...But not with this campaign.” Action for Refugees in Lewisham have just finished their Easter Appeal, raising a whopping £5,000!
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Filippo Grandi Apr 19
163 refugees evacuated from Libya to Niger amidst fighting. We need other countries to offer transit facilities, like Niger has done so generously. And we need evacuated refugees to be resettled faster and in larger numbers.⁦
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UNHCR United Kingdom Apr 19
“It is a race against time to move people out of harm’s way." Our latest from :
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UNHCR United Kingdom Apr 18
Luchadora = fighter = Sara. She's a mother, a food engineer, and a Nicaraguan living in exile. But most of all, she's a fighter. One year into Nicaragua crisis, more than 60,000 people like Sara have been forced to flee their country:
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UNHCR United Kingdom Apr 18
"Ey up, duck!" In Bradford learning the local Yorkshire lingo can be a key step in integrating into new communities.
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UNHCR United Kingdom Apr 17
‘If I was in their position I would be moving heaven and earth to find a safe place for my children.” - Locals like Jane are welcoming refugees to the town of Malvern, Worcestershire. 🇬🇧
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Refugee Week Apr 17
We've just launched our 7 new for = 7 simple things we can all do to help change the way we see refugees, and ourselves. Sharing early so you can build them into all the Refugee Week events you are planning! Take a look: RT
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UNHCR United Kingdom Apr 17
The Early Years Project in Bristol gives the children of refugees and asylum seekers a place to learn and play.
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UNHCR Government Partners Apr 17
More than 300,000 refugees have found safety in Tanzania, where UNHCR works with partners to meet their needs. Thank you to the United Kingdom 🇬🇧 for a new contribution of $6 million - ensuring can continue to respond
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