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World Refugee Day – June 20

#StepWithRefugees — Take A Step on World Refugee Day Around the world, communities, schools, businesses, faith groups and people from all walks of life are taking big and small steps in solidarity with refugees. This World #Refugee Day, we challenge everyone to join together and take a step with refugees.

International research project TRAFIG \ Launch of Website

Press release, 10 April 2019 International research project TRAFIG \ Launch of Website TRAFIG (Transnational Figurations of Displacement) is an EU-funded Horizon 2020 research and innovation project. Recently, the project launched its website (https://trafig.eu/), which informs the public about key insights of its work. “TRAFIG aims at generating new knowledge on protracted displacement to develop …

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PM Khan allows registered Afghan refugees to open bank accounts in Pakistan

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday announced that he had issued instructions for registered Afghan refugees residing in Pakistan to be allowed to open bank accounts. “From now onwards they can participate in the formal economy of the country” the premier said, referring to registered Afghan refugees. “This should have been done a long time …

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Closure of UNHCR Voluntary Repatriation Centres during Eid-ul-Fitr

UNHCR Mass Information Notice :: Closure of UNHCR Voluntary Repatriation Centres during Eid-ul-Fitr Afghan refugees holding Proof of Registration (PoR) or UNHCR-issued refugee cards, who are planning to return to Afghanistan from Pakistan under the UN Refugee Agency’s facilitated voluntary repatriation programme are informed, that the UNHCR Voluntary Repatriation Centres (VRC) in Azakhel, Nowshera and Baleli, …

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