by markeebelgie 29,441 views
Refugees leave everything and everyone behind to escape violence. A fact which UNHCR made shockingly clear on World Refugee Day (20 June). By giving Belgium a taste of that very same violence. Not for real but at least very realistic thanks to this projection mapping on the Place du Luxembourg in Brussels. Visit www.refugeeforaday.be for more info on the whole campaign and to show your solidarity.
by USAforUNHCR 10,087 views
UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie delivers the message: No one chooses to be a refugee. You can help: Visit http://www.WorldRefugeeDay.us now to make a difference.
Part of UNHCR's 2012 World Refugee Day global social advocacy campaign, "Dilemmas", Angelina's message for 2012 aims to help fight intolerance and xenophobia against refugees.
by World Food Programme 1,076 views
During a recent trip to the West African nation of Niger, WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres visited a refugee camp on the border with Mali. The camp is full of families fleeing conflict in north Mali. The two UN agency heads recorded this video message for World Refugee Day (June 20).
by Kenyared cross 781 views
Following an influx of refugees fleeing Somalia indo Dadaab Camp, the Kenya Red Cross Society, working with the ICRC, has stepped up its "restoring family links" services. Newly-arrived refugees can call their relatives with news. As this short video shows, more than 7000 refugees have already contacted their relatives in the first month of the project.
Courtesy of ICRC
by NCADC Anti-Deportation Campaigns 209 views
NCADC at the demonstration for refugee rights, Glasgow, 16 June 2012. Campaigns Coordinator Michael Collins reading the words of Salim, a Palestinian refugee refused asylum and made destitute in Glasgow, surviving by the solidarity of friends and the Govan & Craigton Integration Network.
by IKEAFoundation 2,092 views
On World Refugee Day (June 20th) we celebrate the unique knowledge donation IKEA staff are giving to the UN's refugee agency, UNHCR.
At the IKEA Foundation, we are constantly looking to improve the lives of millions of children living in poverty. To do this, we have worked with UNHCR and IKEA to create a unique donation: IKEA's logistics knowledge.
Find out more at http://ikeafoundation.org/News-Stories.aspx?Action=1&NewsId=
by Plan International Australia 457 views
Last week, celebrity chef Manu Feildel visited a refugee camp in Niger. Thousands of people have fled the conflict in Mali, and are living in the harshest of conditions in this camp in North Niger. Manu took time to speak to them, listen to their stories and hear their messages of hope. Support the Malian refugees by donating to Manu's Stop The Hunger campaign at www.plan.org.au
by Viraj Dissanayake 67 views
World Refugees Day 2012
There were about 1300-1400 at Melbourne's World Refugee Day Rally today. It was a great rally with lots of different groups. This video is of people running through a run-through banner, symbolising breaking down the fences of a detention centre