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  1. Nelson Mandela Prize winners feted

    ... After fleeing apartheid Namibia, Dr. Ndume grew up in refugee camps in Zambia and Angola. She dreamed of a career in the fashion ... Organization, Namibia’s liberation movement] in our refugee camp said, ‘No way! We don’t need fashion designers in an ... - 27 Nov 2015

  2. Bashi's journey may signal a bigger refugee crisis to come

    ... conflict. He ended up in Dadaab, one of the largest refugee camps in Africa with more than 350,000 people. After a few years, ...

    eleni - 13 Nov 2015

  3. How the world’s top executives are preparing students in Dadaab for leadership

    ... it can also create bridges for isolated communities in the refugee camps to feel part of the world around them. The past weeks have ... one-hour interactive lessons to children and teenagers in refugee camps using the Instant Network Classrooms. During the lessons, leaders ...

    eleni - 10 Nov 2015

  4. UN agencies boost aid efforts to flood-hit Tindouf refugees, call for urgent funding

    ... (April 2012). Photo: UNHCR The United Nations refugee agency and its partners are scaling up aid efforts after devastating floods widely damaged Sahrawi refugee camps in southwest Algeria, working to provide food and relief ...

    Sara - 30 Oct 2015

  5. Boko Haram violence an 'affront to humanity,' Ban declares, reaffirms UN support to Nigerian Government

    ... to respect international humanitarian, human rights and refugee law in countering terrorism,” the statement concludes. ...

    eleni - 20 Oct 2015

  6. UN agency condemns suicide attacks in Chad, pledges continued support

    ... works 10 kilometres from Baga Sola, in the Dar Es Salam refugee camp. “All our staff in the area and the 7,139 refugees from ...

    eleni - 19 Oct 2015

  7. One of Africa’s longest-standing refugee situations set to end soon, says UN agency

    ... in Africa, the African Union and the United Nations refugee agency today agreed on a timetable to resolve the situation of Rwandan ... and growing displacement, it is possible to resolve refugee situations,” said UNHCR’s Assistant High Commissioner for ... phase of a comprehensive strategy to end the Rwandan refugee chapter, which has four components: voluntary repatriation to Rwanda; ...

    eleni - 14 Oct 2015

  8. At UN, Libya warns of ISIL’s increasing influence, calls for unanimity to end region's crises

    ... He also called for coordinated action to resolve the refugee and migrant crisis that is spreading across Europe. “We also ...

    eleni - 5 Oct 2015

  9. Lesotho - H.E. Mr. Pakalitha Bethuel Mosisili, Prime Minister

    ... and some parts of Africa, while it dealt with a staggering refugee crisis.  Terrorism had increased world-wide and had become more brazen ...

    Sara - 2 Oct 2015

  10. ‘The only sustainable future is one that includes us all,’ Rwandan President tells UN Assembly

    ... Mr. Kagame continued. For example, international refugee law has barely been a factor in the current crisis, “as if the ...

    eleni - 1 Oct 2015