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Emanuela Del Re is the new EU Special Representative for Sahel

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ROME, JUNE 21st- Emanuela Del Re has been appointed to the post of EU Special Representative for the Sahel. "I am deeply moved by...

UNRWA: Italy contributes 6.8 millions for schools, health and social services

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NEW YORK, 28 MAGGIO - The Government of Italy has contributed EUR 6.8 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees...

UNHCR and UEFA join efforts to support refugees through sport

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GENEVA, MAY 22 - UEFA, the Union of European Football Associations, and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, have this week signed a Cooperation Protocol...

Refugees and NGOs: Della Vedova, MSF, IOM at a panel discussion...

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GENEVA, APRIL 7 - In recent months, the pressure on NGOs trying to rescue refugees adrift in the Mediterranean has increased. Three NGOs (Médecins...

Italian universities will welcome refugees living in Ethiopia

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ROME, MARCH 3 - Italian universities will give forty-three refugees living in Ethiopia the opportunity to continue their academic career in Italy. The students...

Zappia congratulates Grandi; Italy supports UNHCR

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NEW YORK/GENEVA, DECEMBER 2- Ambassador Mariangela Zappia - the Italian Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York - congratulated Filippo Grandi, whose...

UNGA75 extends Filippo Grandi’s mandate as head of UNHCR

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NEW YORK/GENEVA, NOVEMBER 23 - The United Nations General Assembly has re-elected Filippo Grandi High Commissioner for Refugees until 30 June 2023, a further two-and-a-half-year-period. The...

UNRWA: Italy contributes one million dollars to emergency appeal in Lebanon

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BEIRUT, AUGUST 7 - The Ambassador of Italy in Lebanon, Nicoletta Bombardiere, and the Director of United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine...

Cate Blanchett receives humanitarian award, dedicates to UNHCR Alessandra Morelli

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GENEVA, JUNE 28 - The entertainment magazine Variety presented Cate Blanchett with an award for her humanitarian work with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and...

COVID-19: Grandi (UNHCR) and Fore (UNICEF), forcibly displaced children need help...

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GENEVA / NEW YORK, APRIL 21 – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, forcibly displaced children need more support than ever, Henrietta Fore, UNICEF Executive Director,...

Covid-19: Council of Europe calls for release of immigration detenees

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STRASBURG, 2 APRIL - Commissioner of Human Rights at Council of Europe, Dunja Mijatović, calls for release of immigration detainees while Covid-19 crisis continues....

Refugee resettlement temporarily suspended due to COVID-19

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GENEVA, MARCH 18 -UNHCR and the International Organization for Migration announced on Tuesday that they will temporarily suspend resettlement departures for refugees due to...

Coronavirus: UN agencies temporarily suspend refugees resettlement travel

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GENEVA, MARCH 17 - A “vital lifeline” for vulnerable families forced to flee their homelands has fallen victim to the COVID-19 pandemic as two UN agencies announced on Tuesday that...

Documentation: Mr. Guterres and Mr. Grandi meet the press after first...

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GENEVA, DECEMBER 17 - On the first day of the Global Refugee Forum, UN Secretary-General António Guterres and his successor in Geneva, UN High...

Global Refugees Forum opens in Geneva: Grandi (UNHCR), world must ‘reboot’...

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GENEVA, DECEMBER 17 - The world needs to transform the way it responds to refugee situations and do more for the struggling countries that...

Humanitarian corridors: Pope Francis brings 43 asylum seekers from Lesvos to...

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VATICAN CITY, DECEMBER 3 - The Vatican announced on Monday that Pope Francis has dispatched an aide to the Greek island of Lesvos to...

Auditors urged the EU to step up action to ease migrant...

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BRUSSELS, NOVEMBER 14- European auditors on Wednesday said that European Union measures aimed at easing migrant pressure on Greece and Italy have been only...

With a cast of refugees Mozart’s Idomeneo plays at the Rome...

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ROME, NOVEMBER 11TH- A version of Mozart's Idomeneo in which the cast includes migrants and refugees is playing until November 16 at the Rome...

UNHCR: Grandi, our work is humanitarian and non-political; Zappia, Italy reaffirms...

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NEW YORK, OCTOBER 31 - Addressing the “interactive dialogue” with member States in the 3rd Committee of the General Assembly, the High Commissioner for...

UNIRE: “returning to refugees self-representation and self-narration”

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ROME, OCTOBER 29 - The National Italian Network for Refugees and Exiled (UNIRE) was launched on October 26 in Rome, counting 50 members from...