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WeWork UK 17h
Big love to everyone who celebrated with us! Special shout-out to our partners , , , , , and for their support in our week-long festival in London. ❤️
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UNHCR United Kingdom 17h
"I came to Britain eight years ago, scared and nervous as many others are when they come here... ...I am proud of my background and have worked hard to both settle here in the UK, where I have found my refuge, as well as holding onto my Syrian heritage."
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Gisella Lomax 🌍 21h
London friends - need help launching a pop-up shop exclusively for homewares crafted by refugees. All profit goes to help more refugees participate. Click to make a pledge, and receive a gift in return.
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UNHCR United Kingdom 23h
🚨Calling all humanitarians & ethical shoppers! 🛍️ Help us launch a London pop-up shop exclusively for homewares crafted by refugees! All profits go to help more refugees participate.🤝 Make a pledge & receive a gift in return. 🙌
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UNHCR United Kingdom Jun 24
Peru now hosts a record 800,000 Venezuelan refugees & migrants. We urge the international community to step up support to Peru and other countries that have received the vast majority of the 4 million Venezuelans, most of whom need humanitarian help.
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UNHCR United Kingdom Jun 21
Over 8,000 Venezuelan refugees and migrants arrived in Peru in a single day last week. Some had walked 30 to 40 days to reach the border. They are vulnerable and in urgent need of humanitarian assistance.
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UNHCR United Kingdom Jun 21
“Music is a language. As long as the beat works, there are always possibilities.” 🎼Take your cue from best friends Eric and Peter!
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UNHCR United Kingdom Jun 21
Sao Paolo 🇧🇷 Vienna 🇦🇹 And now, Amman 🇯🇴 These Cities of Light show that refugees like Ehab can build new lives and contribute to their new communities. They are refugees, but they are also so much more. Read more👉
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UNHCR United Kingdom Jun 21
"The opportunity to participate in an exhibition during the Art Basel fair gives me renewed energy – and the hope of being able to pursue my career as an artist." Allam was resettled to Switzerland in 2015. Today he is one of 11 artists exhibiting in the streets for .
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BBC Wales 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 Jun 20
This is the story of how one man found a new safe home in Wales.
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UNHCR United Kingdom Jun 21
Over 4 million Venezuelans have now left their country. These two girls made it with their families across the border to Brazil. They're among those hoping for peace, stability, and safety.
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UNHCR United Kingdom Jun 21
Replying to @UNHCRUK
Majeda tells the tale of being imprisoned in Syria. After escaping the war she uses food to continue her activism in exile.
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UNHCR United Kingdom Jun 21
When invited to his Headquarters to teach an Iranian cookery class to his team Elahe and Parastoo jumped at the chance!
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UNHCR United Kingdom Jun 21
“I feel alive and creative when I am cooking. I believe everything will look even more beautiful if we bring love, passion and time to it." For chefs share their stories and their recipes.
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UNHCR United Kingdom Jun 21
For Narwas, a Syrian refugee in Malta, every day is 🐕
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency Jun 20
🇬🇧 in London Step inside , where a tent that once housed a family of Syrian refugees have been turned into a work of art by artist Kate Daudy
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UNHCR United Kingdom Jun 20
🕛 Every 🕧 🕐 two 🕜 🕑 seconds 🕝 🕒 a person 🕞 🕓 is forced 🕟 🕔 to flee. 🕠 🕕 Every 🕡 🕖 four 🕢 🕗 seconds 🕣 🕘 a child 🕤 🕙 is forced 🕥 🕚 to flee… ⏱️ There were 31,536,000 seconds in 2018. You do the maths.
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Filippo Grandi Jun 20
Myshara is a young Rohingya refugee in Bangladesh. Every day she faces challenges which no child should be confronted with. Yet, I was so impressed by her calm, wisdom and determination to succeed. An inspiring story at the close of .
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Laura Padoan Jun 20
- celebrating the courage and creativity of refugees with musician & grime MC and ’s Anna Farina.
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James Bulman Jun 20
" isn't just a time to remember the hardships faced by refugees around the world, it's a time to recognize how much refugees enrich all our communities." - and the amazing performing at Parliament this evening.
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