9-year-old Yazan from Syria, who with his mom found refuge in BiH after escaping conflicts, took over leadership of UNHCR office in Sarajevo. He is one of many children in BiH who on #WorldChildrensDay took on the roles of adults and sent messages about their rights. https://t.co/JzGNqJSYwH
A day at work for nine-year-old Yazan, a refugee from Syria, who was a UNHCR BiH representative today.
“Dear World, let’s make the world peace and calm and fun to the world!” wrote Yazan in his email today.
Let us listen to children and learn from them.
UNHCR Rep in BiH Lucie Gagné met today with HR Christian Schmidt to discuss UNHCR’s priorities, challenges and plans for upcoming period. UNHCR remains fully supportive of @OHR_BiH work and remains available for continuous collaboration. https://t.co/DaUrwxTVn4
Since 2014 🇧🇦 has made significant strides in resolving the issue of #statelessness, reducing the number of stateless persons from around 1️⃣9️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ cases to 2️⃣8️⃣ cases to date.
23-year-old Eldin is one of the recently resolved cases. Read more: https://t.co/mldfIBJ6Vh #IBelong https://t.co/qlOAbp5MVn
To continue the excellent long-term cooperation, UNHCR Representative Lucie Gagne met with the Ombudsman of Bosnia and Herzegovina Dr Jasminka Džumhur, to discuss the possibilities of cooperation in the area of #asylum and #statelessness.
Seven months after the onset of the international armed conflict in Ukraine, refugees remain grateful for the warm reception that they have received across Europe and most plan to stay put for now. New survey:
On #WorldHumanitarianDay we are commemorating humanitarian workers who have been killed and injured in the course of their work, and honouring those who continue to take risks every day to provide life-saving aid to people who need it. #ItTakesAVillage to support people in crisis https://t.co/LF9oewoP2T