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UN Security Council welcomes deployment of regional force to restore stability in the Sahel

Photo:A displaced woman from northern Mali in the Sahel, waits at a temporary shelter near Mopti's main bus station.

21 June 2017...

Kurdistan Region of Iraq: Thousands Fleeing Kept Waiting Near Front Line

Photo:Peshmerga forces stand guard at a checkpoint in northern Iraq.

June 21, 2017
(Beirut) – The Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG...

Heading to Uganda for 'solidarity summit,' UN chief marks World Refugee Day with calls for action

20 June 2017
Refugee protection is not a matter of solidarity or generosity, but an obligation under international law, United Nations Secret...

Bees, hens and greenhouses help restore livelihoods in Iraq – UN agriculture agency

Photo:Supporting Iraqi families with hens for egg production and meat.

20 June 2017
Thousands of vulnerable Iraqi and Syrian refugee...

Africa's largest refugee crisis now a 'children's crisis' – UNICEF

Photo:South Sudanese refugees wait at a reception centre in Uganda for further processing before relocation to a settlement. More than one million...

Sri Lanka: Minister Threatens Defender of Minority Rights

Photo:A Muslim boy prays on the first Friday prayers of the holy month of Ramadan at a mosque in Colombo, Sri Lanka June 2, 2017.

June 19, 2...

The Safe Schools Declaration: Protecting Schools During Wartime

Photo:An Afghan policeman stands guard at the entrance of a local school sponsored by Japan’s International Cooperation Agency in Kandahar City on...

On World Refugee Day, UN urges support, solidarity for record number of displaced people

Photo:After three days on the road, South Sudanese refugees arrive at the newly constructed Gure Shembola Camp in Ethiopia.

20 June 2017...

Violence and persecution uprooted record 65.6 million people in 2016, UN agency reports

Photo:South Sudanese refugees spend the night at a way station in Gimbi, Ethiopia while en route to the newly constructed Gure Shembola Camp.

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UNICEF appoints 19-year-old education activist and Syrian refugee as Goodwill Ambassador

Photo:UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Muzoon Almellehan meets students at the School of Peace at a internally displaced peoples site in the Lake Region,...

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