Riz Ahmed, Cate Blanchett, Ben Stiller, Benedict Cumberbatch and others give out an important message regarding playing a part to make the lives of refugees better
She urged people to welcome them.
She was appointed UNHCR National Goodwill Ambassador in Pakistan on November 6.
"Grateful and honored," says the actor.
It was the highest publicly reported toll from an air strike or shelling since eastern forces under Khalifa Haftar launched a ground and aerial offensive three months ago to take Tripoli
Australia said it would consider resettling her if the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) deemed her a refugee.
ISLAMABAD: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has decided to suspend the repatriation process of Afghan refugees in Pakistan for around three months because of cold weather. According to a spokesperson of the UNHCR, the repatriation process will be halted from December 1 till February 28 next year due to drop in temperature and severe cold. He said all UNHCR centers in Pakistan and Afghanistan would remain closed during the winter. Registered Afghan refugees would not be given financial…
ISLAMABAD: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has hailed Prime Minister Imran Khan's pledge to grant citizenship to around 1.5 million Afghan refugees and Bengalis who were born in Pakistan. According to a spokesperson of the agency in Pakistan, the UNHCR welcomes the statement by the prime minister about granting citizenship to the Afghan children born in Pakistan. He said the UNHCR will continue to closely work with the government of Pakistan on these issues in the coming weeks. During his…
LONDON: Pakistan’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (UK), Sahebzada Ahmed Khan has said the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights report has exposed Indian forces’ atrocities and gross violation of human rights in Indian occupied Kashmir (IOK). He stated this while addressing the representatives of Pakistani media working in the United Kingdom here at the Pakistan High Commission. A large number of British-Pakistani journalists representing both electronic and print media attended the event, reported…
DHAKA: The UN refugee agency called a Myanmar minister’s visit to Bangladesh to meet Muslim Rohingya refugees a confidence-building measure, but said conditions in Myanmar were not ready for their return. Myanmar Social Welfare Minister Win Myat Aye, who heads rehabilitation efforts in Myanmar’s troubled western Rakhine state, told about 50 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh on Wednesday that getting the repatriation process moving was top priority. But the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Thursday…