Daily Archives: 26 July 2016

Syrian Band’s Concerts are Music to German Ears

From UNHCR Singer Abdallah Rahhal stepped on stage as the oud player picked out an intriguing tune. The musicians had met only moments before. Abdallah lifted his voice to meet the oud’s haunting semitones and something clicked. The band Musiqana was born. This chance meeting in the depths of a Berlin winter marked the start

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Football Camps in Jordan Plant Seeds of Friendship and Cohesion

From UNWOMEN For Syrian refugees in Jordan, integration into Jordanian society is fraught with challenges. Mistrust and rumors taint how each group perceives the other. A project by UN Women organized football camps for adolescent girls, where Jordanian and Syrian girls built friendships and social cohesion. Date: 25 July 2016 Rawan and Samah have much

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