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Inauguration of the Project "Adopt a Family"

Inauguration of the Project "Adopt a Family" 26.04.2014

Yesterday "Adopt a Family" project was inaugurated. This innovative project initiated by UNHCR Armenia with funding from the US and implemented by KASA Swiss Humanitarian Foundation aims to assist 45 families displaced due to the conflict in Syria wh
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Global forced displacement tops 50 million for first time in post-World War II era

Global forced displacement tops 50 million for first time in post-Worl... 20.06.2014

A report released today by UNHCR shows that the number of refugees, asylum-seekers, and internally displaced people worldwide has, for the first time in the post-World War II era, exceeded 50 million people.
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UNHCR Organizes a Round-Table on Identification and Protection of Stateless Persons

UNHCR Organizes a Round-Table on Identification and Protection of Stat... 24.09.2014

The Representation UNHCR in Armenia, jointly with the RA Police organised a Round-Table on ‘’Identification and Protection of Stateless Persons: the introduction of stateless status determination procedures’’
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UNHCR pushes to end statelessness by end-2024

UNHCR pushes to end statelessness by end-2024 13.11.2014

On 4 November 2014 UNHCR launched a global “I Belong” campaign aimed at ending within 10 years the problem of statelessness.
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UNHCR against gender based violence

UNHCR against gender based violence 25.11.2014

16 Days of Activism Against Sexual and Gender-based Violence -- 25 November - 10 December
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Syria’s conflict enters 5th year

Syria’s conflict enters 5th year 12.03.2015

Refugees endure worsening conditions as Syria’s conflict enters 5th year
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Amendments to Citizenship Law

Amendments to Citizenship Law 22.05.2015

Amendments to RA Citizenship Law ensure Armenian nationality for stateless children born in Armenia
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Regional project enhanced capacity of the asylum system in Armenia

Regional project enhanced capacity of the asylum system in Armenia 26.05.2015

Final conference of the Asylum Systems Quality Initiative in Eastern Europe and South Caucasus Project gathered migration officials from ten countries
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UNHCR report shows almost 60 million people forced to flee their homes

UNHCR report shows almost 60 million people forced to flee their homes 18.06.2015

UNHCR warns of dangerous new era in worldwide displacement
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World Refugee Day commemoration

World Refugee Day commemoration 19.06.2015

UNHCR in Armenia will commemorate the World Refugee Day
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UNHCR Armenia Key messages for World Refugee Day 2015

UNHCR Armenia Key messages for World Refugee Day 2015 19.06.2015

The plight of refugees and other displaced population deserves utmost attention and empathy
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UNHCR and Partners Commemorate World Refugee Day

UNHCR and Partners Commemorate World Refugee Day 19.06.2015

Events dedicated to World Refugee Day continue
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Secretary-General Message on World Refugee Day

Secretary-General Message on World Refugee Day 20.06.2015

On this Day, let us remember the plight of the millions of people worldwide who have been forced to flee their homes
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Living a difficult life in peace

Living a difficult life in peace 30.06.2015

The Story of a Ukrainian Refugee Family
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The Three sisters

The Three sisters 30.06.2015

The Story of Three Syrian-Armenians Sisters
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Total number of Syrian refugees exceeds four million for first time

Total number of Syrian refugees exceeds four million for first time 09.07.2015

The number of refugees fleeing the conflict in Syria to neighbouring countries has now passed four million
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Interview with UNHCR Representative

Interview with UNHCR Representative 30.07.2015

Migration Newsletter Interview with Mr. Christoph Bierwirth, UNHCR Representative in Armenia
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UNHCR names refugee teacher its 2015 Nansen Refugee Award winner

UNHCR names refugee teacher its 2015 Nansen Refugee Award winner 16.09.2015

Aqeela Asifi, who has dedicated her life of education to refugee girls, has won the 2015 Nansen Award
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Festival of Rural Life and Traditions

Festival of Rural Life and Traditions 26.09.2015

UNHCR invites you to Festival of Rural Life and Traditions
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Outreach lecture at ERA

Outreach lecture at ERA 22.10.2015

UNHCR will have an outreach lecture on refugees
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‘Asylum Systems Quality Initiative in Eastern Europe and South Caucasus’

‘Asylum Systems Quality Initiative in Eastern Europe and South Caucasu... 03.02.2016

UNHCR Regional Project focuses on improvement of asylum space and refugee protection in Armenia
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Memorandum of Understanding on Commitment to Cooperation

Memorandum of Understanding on Commitment to Cooperation 09.03.2016

UNHCR in Armenia and Academy of Justice sign a Memorandum of Understanding on Commitment to Cooperation
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#WithRefugees Petition

#WithRefugees Petition 13.06.2016

We stand together #WithRefugees campaign in the frame of 2016 World Refugee Day
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Five Years of Crisis - Five Years of Striving for New Life

Five Years of Crisis - Five Years of Striving for New Life 18.06.2016

Handicraft sale and concert programme
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20 June - World Refugee Day 2016

20 June - World Refugee Day 2016 20.06.2016

UNHCR Armenia Key messages for 20 June World Refugee Day 2016
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Forced Displacement Hits Record High

Forced Displacement Hits Record High 20.06.2016

UNHCR’s Global Trends Report was released on World Refugee Day, 20 June
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Future Lawyers enhance knowledge owing to Summer School on PIL and IHRL

Future Lawyers enhance knowledge owing to Summer School on PIL and IHR... 30.06.2016

Future Lawyers enhance knowledge owing to Summer School on PIL and Training on IHRL
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Closing of the Summer School on Public International Law

Closing of the Summer School on Public International Law 09.07.2016

Closing ceremony of the Summer School on PIL and International Human Rights Law took place at RAU
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19 August is World Humanitarian Day

19 August is World Humanitarian Day 22.08.2016

World Humanitarian Day is a day to acknowledge the extraordinary dedication and courage of humanitarian workers
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Distance Learning Program on “Refugee Law”

Distance Learning Program on “Refugee Law” 20.09.2016

Launch of UNHCR and Academy of Justice distance learning program on “Refugee Law”
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UN Secretary-General receives UNHCR #WithRefugees petition

UN Secretary-General receives UNHCR #WithRefugees petition 21.09.2016

UNHCR chief hands #WithRefugees petition with more than 1.2 million signatures to UN SG at the UN GA
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October 1 is the International Day of Older Persons

October 1 is the International Day of Older Persons 01.10.2016

From the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi
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UNHCR commemorates 2 years of the #IBelong campaign

UNHCR commemorates 2 years of the #IBelong campaign 27.10.2016

UNHCR commemorates 2 years of the #IBelong campaign to eradicate global statelessness
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UNHCR and Public Defender's Office joint initiative

UNHCR and Public Defender's Office joint initiative 24.11.2016

Amendments to the RA Law on Attorneyship ensures free legal aid to asylum-seekers
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HRDO and UNHCR partnership

HRDO and UNHCR partnership 29.12.2016

Human Rights Defender’s Office and UNHCR strengthening the protection of displaced populations in Armenia
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UNHCR and UNICEF hosted students of the European school in Yerevan

UNHCR and UNICEF hosted students of the European school in Yerevan 12.05.2017

Primary school children, as well as, five of the teachers were present at the event
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Join to celebrate the World Refugee Day

Join to celebrate the World Refugee Day 19.06.2017

On June 20 and 21
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Despite all progress made there are still challenges and more needs to be done

Despite all progress made there are still challenges and more needs to... 20.06.2017

2017 World Refugee Day key messages
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UNHCR and GIZ commemorate World Refugee Day and We Stand Together #WithRefugees campaign

UNHCR and GIZ commemorate World Refugee Day and We Stand Together #Wit... 22.06.2017

The World Refugee Day commemoration brought together persons of concern, UNHCR government and NGO partners
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Statement by Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees on the Paris meeting

Statement by Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees on the ... 31.08.2017

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, welcomes commitments made today
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Donors pledge US$ 4.4 billion for Syria

Donors pledge US$ 4.4 billion for Syria 04.05.2018

Aid for Syrians displaced by the war and their host countries in the region.
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Petition to Stand with Refugees

Petition to Stand with Refugees 31.05.2018

Campaign for Acting with Solidarity and Shared Responsibility
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The Secretary-General Message on June 20th World Refugees Day

The Secretary-General Message on June 20th World Refugees Day 19.06.2018

We Stand Together, or We Fail
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Forced Displacement above 68 Million in 2017

Forced Displacement above 68 Million in 2017 20.06.2018

New Global Deal on Refugees Critical
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UNHCR Armenia Office Has a Newly Appointed Representative

UNHCR Armenia Office Has a Newly Appointed Representative 09.09.2018

Anna-Carin Öst Has Worked in a Range of Field Duty Stations in Finding Protection and Solutions for Refugees.
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Refugee Youth benefiting from the 89th International Session of the EYP in Yerevan

Refugee Youth benefiting from the 89th International Session of the EY... 22.03.2019

Participants United under motto “Overcoming Global Challenges Together”
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Celebration of World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

Celebration of World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Devel... 25.05.2019

UNHCR and "Radio Activité" Innovative NGO Organized Innovative Radio Workshops
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World Refugee Day Celebration

World Refugee Day Celebration 04.06.2019

#StepWithRefugees Global Challenge Calls for Solidarity
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Worldwide Displacement Tops 70 Million

Worldwide Displacement Tops 70 Million 19.06.2019

UN Refugee Chief Urges Greater Solidarity in Response
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UNHCR and Partners Commemorate 2019 World Refugee Day

UNHCR and Partners Commemorate 2019 World Refugee Day 24.06.2019

#StepWithRefugees Campaign Promoted With a Series of Events
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Youth actions and innovative solutions to combat climate change

Youth actions and innovative solutions to combat climate change 24.09.2019

YMCA and the UN Armenia joined efforts for Youth Climate Summit Global campaign
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Youth Coalition voice their needs and suggest solution at the Armenian Parliament

Youth Coalition voice their needs and suggest solution at the Armenian... 07.11.2019

UNHCR and the Youth Coalition of refugee and local young people were invited to a study visit
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UNHCR Armenia and its implementing partners ensure that no displaced person in Armenia is left behind during COVID-19

UNHCR Armenia and its implementing partners ensure that no displaced p... 06.04.2020

Urgent humanitarian support is regularly provided to refugees, asylum-seekers and displaced families
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Displaced Syrian women produce non-medical masks to help host communities prevent COVID-19

Displaced Syrian women produce non-medical masks to help host communit... 21.05.2020

The unprecedented spread of coronavirus in Armenia is driving the demand for face masks.
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UNHCR Armenia emergency humanitarian assistance in the frame of COVID-19 response

UNHCR Armenia emergency humanitarian assistance in the frame of COVID-... 01.06.2020

UNHCR Armenia's assistance for refugees, people in refugee-like situation, asylum seekers and stateless persons
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Displaced Syrians in Armenia have to choose between paying for the rent or buying food for their children

Displaced Syrians in Armenia have to choose between paying for the ren... 02.06.2020

The COVID-19 emergency threatens the ability of displaced populations to survive and thrive in Armenia
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1 per cent of humanity displaced: UNHCR Global Trends report

1 per cent of humanity displaced: UNHCR Global Trends report 19.06.2020

The UN Refugee Agency is appealing to countries worldwide to do far more to find homes for millions of refugees
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Everyone can make a difference, Every action counts

Everyone can make a difference, Every action counts 19.06.2020

World Refugee Day, 20 June 2020
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Every Action Counts: International Conference to mark the World Refugee Day

Every Action Counts: International Conference to mark the World Refuge... 20.06.2020

A virtual conference entitled “Every Action Counts: Efficient and Sustainable Protection of Refugee Rights in Armenia” was held to mark the World Refugee Day
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''My wonderful life before, during and after coronavirus''

''My wonderful life before, during and after coronavirus'' 07.07.2020

Drawing contest for displaced children
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Iraqi Refugees in Armenia: Braving COVID-19 With Resilience and Optimism

Iraqi Refugees in Armenia: Braving COVID-19 With Resilience and Optimi... 07.08.2020

Osana’s and Garo’s family story
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UNHCR Report: Coronavirus a dire threat to refugee education – half of the world’s refugee children out of school

UNHCR Report: Coronavirus a dire threat to refugee education – half of... 04.09.2020

The potential of millions of young refugees is threatened
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UNHCR and Mission Armenia kick-off a new partnership with Yerevan Municipality to benefit vulnerable displaced population in Yerevan

UNHCR and Mission Armenia kick-off a new partnership with Yerevan Muni... 15.09.2020

The new pilot project targets 150 families
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“SUITCASE 2020” annual journalistic contest

“SUITCASE 2020” annual journalistic contest 18.09.2020

UNHCR Armenia and the Migration Service of Armenia carry on the annual tradition of “SUITCASE” media contest
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UNHCR launches new portal with verified higher education opportunities for refugees

UNHCR launches new portal with verified higher education opportunities... 12.10.2020

The site intends to provide a global database of reliable, up-to-date information on refugee-eligible scholarship programs
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