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  • Picasso would be proud: talented Somali refugee dreams of new life in America to honour father who died for his art

    news UNHCR, 30 Jun 2015 (9 years ago )
    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, June 30 (UNHCR) – It’s been said that if you suffer for your art, you will never die. For 16 year-old Abdirahim Abdulkadir Osman, his father’s brutal murder at the hands of Al Shabaab may prove not to have been in vain as the talented Somali refugee artist and his family look ...
  • IKEA Foundation donates €38 million to UNHCR for refugees in Africa

    news UNHCR, 08 Jul 2015 (9 years ago )
    The €38 million grant will support the socio-economic wellbeing of refugee families and the communities hosting them in Ethiopia and Burkina Faso. Addis Ababa, JULY 8, 2015: The UN refugee agency announced today that it has received a grant of €38¬ million from the IKEA Foundation, its largest priv...
  • UNHCR awards Somali refugees who won regional art competition

    news UNHCR, 24 Dec 2015 (8 years ago )
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, December 24 (UNHCR)-At a brief ceremony held here earlier this week, the UNHCR Representative in Ethiopia, Mrs. Clementine Nkweta-Salami, awarded prizes to three talented Somali refugees who won a regional art competition under the theme ‘Home’, reflecting on ‘Durable Solution...
  • Do not risk your lives, Grandi tells Eritrean refugees

    news UNHCR, 04 Feb 2016 (8 years ago )
    SHIRE, Ethiopia, Feb 2 (UNHCR) – Improving conditions for refugees in camps and expanding programmes for legal pathways outside Ethiopia were both key to reducing the numbers who attempt perilous journeys to reach safety, Filippo Grandi, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, said as he met Eritrean...