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Vodafone Foundation and UNHCR Emphasize the Importance of Education for Refugees

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone Foundation and UNHCR, the United Nations refugee agency, hosted an event in London to underscore the significance of education for refugees and the necessity for increased investment in this sector. The event showcased the Instant Network Schools … Read the full press release

University of Bristol’s MBS Project Empowers Migrants and Refugees in Business Ventures

(IN BRIEF) The University of Bristol has collaborated with ACH (Ashley Community Housing) and the West of England Combined Authority on the Migration Business Support (MBS) project, aimed at boosting the prospects of migrants and refugees in the UK. The … Read the full press release

EBRD Supports Dnipro City with €25 Million Loan for Essential Services Amid Refugee Influx

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has provided a €25 million loan to Dnipro City in Ukraine to support the continuous provision of vital municipal services. Dnipro, Ukraine’s fourth-largest city, has experienced an influx of refugees … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas Drives Positive Change in the EU with Impact Bonds Initiative

(IN BRIEF) BNP Paribas, in collaboration with Banque des Territoires and the European Investment Fund (EIF), has launched a new marketplace initiative called the BNP Paribas European Impact Bonds Fund 2. This fund aims to support the expansion of Impact … Read the full press release

NGO AVSI and Intesa Sanpaolo Partner to Support Ukrainian Refugees in Poland

(IN BRIEF) Non-governmental organization AVSI, in partnership with AVSI Polska and supported by Intesa Sanpaolo, has successfully trained and placed 150 Ukrainian women in permanent positions on the Polish job market, a year after the outbreak of war in Ukraine. … Read the full press release

One Year Since the Invasion: New Series Highlights Everyday People Transformed by War into Heroes

Marketing agency bets on “heartbreaking, inspiring” campaign and offers €10,000 funding awards, and marketing support to galvanize fight for Ukrainian sovereignty (IN BRIEF) Digital marketing agency Renaissance3 launched a new campaign called “24 for 24” featuring 24 change makers, one … Read the full press release

Criminologist Vincenzo Musacchio: The war in Ukraine will also favour the Italian mafias

(PRESS RELEASE) TERMOLI, Italy, 25-Jul-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — This was stated by the criminologist Vincenzo Musacchio. Economic crisis, national emergencies, unrest, government instability, wars and post-war reconstruction are “manna” from heaven for the mafias who will speculate and do business … Read the full press release

Santander Bank Polska works on a a solution for quick and secure access to cash for Ukrainian refugees as part of UN Cash Assistance programme

(PRESS RELEASE) WARSAW, 7-Apr-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Banco Santander, S.A. (BME: SAN), a Spanish multinational financial services company, has announced that its bank in Poland Santander Bank Polska is currently working with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) on the development … Read the full press release

Hydro employees to donate to UNICEF’s UPSHIFT program in support of young migrants and refugees

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 16-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company committed to a sustainable future, has announced that this holiday season its employees will donate NOK 500,000 in support of UNICEF’s work on … Read the full press release

Instant Network Schools (INS) programme to launch in Mozambique ahead of World Refugee Day

Instant Network Schools launches in Mozambique to provide nearly 9,000 asylum seekers, refugees and local students with access to quality, connected education. One school will serve the Maratane Refugee Settlement, a camp hosting a third of the country’s refugees, and … Read the full press release

Launch of the Anna Lindh Foundation Virtual Marathon for Dialogue!

Launch of the Anna Lindh Foundation Virtual Marathon for Dialogue

Cyprus Network Activities (PRESS RELEASE) NICOSIA, 28-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The Cyprus Network of the Anna Lindh Foundation, a forum promoting intercultural dialogue both within the island and in the region by creating synergies and building bridges among citizens, is … Read the full press release

KfW supports new project in enabling local population coexist with refugees peacefully in Cameroon

EUR 18.5 million for host municipalities Potential conflicts reduced Income and employment opportunities for refugees improved FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 16-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — KfW has signed an agreement worth EUR 18.5 million with FEICOM (Fonds Spécial d´Equipement et d`Intervention Intercommunale), a … Read the full press release

Deutsche Post DHL Group committed to help refugees find employment in Germany; currently employs 1,7021 refugees

Deutsche Post DHL Group has been involved in refugee aid in Germany since September 2015. 4,790 refugees deployed within Group operations to date since 2015 Involvement in the area of refugee aid is being expanded The Group is also positioning … Read the full press release

KfW to provide EUR 35 million in support of food security for refugees and returning IDPs in Democratic Republic of the Congo

EUR 35 million for small farmers in North and South Kivu Securing the food supply for 180,000 people Reintegrating returning internally displaced persons (IDPs) Generating sources of income for the population Frankfurt am Main, 09-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On behalf of … Read the full press release

Professionals helping refugees from around the world to settle in Scotland will meet at the University of Dundee

Dundee, Scotland, UK, 27-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Professionals helping refugees from around the world to settle in Scotland will meet at the University of Dundee next week to discuss how they can better support families adjusting to life in their new … Read the full press release

April 10th, Conference in the European Parliament, Brussels, themed: A FUTURE FOR DEMOCRACY IN SYRIA

Highlevel conference 9:30 – 12:45 (EP, Room PHS1A002) and press-conference 13:30 – 14:00 (EP, press room) AMERSFOORT, 02-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — WIth this high level conference, we would like to present to Europe and European decision makers, politicians and media … Read the full press release

KfW continues its support to federal states and municipalities by providing interest-free loans for refugees’ permanent housing and social integration

Final increase to the extraordinary promotion for creating refugee accommodation – up to a total of EUR 1.5 billion by means of interest-free loans for municipalities Around 550 loan commitments with a total volume of EUR 1,045 million have been … Read the full press release

Ramboll trusted with two high-stake projects to help German authorities deal with the rising number of asylum seekers

In the course of just one week, Ramboll has been trusted with two high-stake projects to help German authorities deal with the rising number of asylum seekers. COPENHAGEN, 22-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — When several hundred thousand refugees are on the … Read the full press release

EU Parliament and Council struck deal on the EU budget for 2014

After negotiating through the night, Parliament and Council struck a deal on the EU budget for 2014, which also provides for remedying payments shortfalls in in the current fiscal year. MEPs ensured that victims of catastrophic flooding and drought in … Read the full press release

Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) and Republic of Serbia signed Serbian Country Housing Project Framework Agreement under Regional Housing Programme (RHP)

Belgrade, Serbia, 25-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Serbia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Policy, Dr Jovan Krkobabic, and the Vice-Governor of the Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB), Mr Mikołaj Dowgielewicz, signed today in Belgrade the Framework Agreement for the Serbian Country … Read the full press release

Inditex donates €1.5M to Médicos Sin Fronteras for mitigating infant malnutrition in India and humanitarian aid to refugees in Turkey

The projects in India are aimed at mitigating infant malnutrition in the Darbhanga region in the state of Bihar and helping with the fight against visceral leishmaniasis (or kala azar) in the nearby city of Vaishali The Turkish initiative encompasses … Read the full press release

Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva on the situation in Al Qusayr

Brussels, 3-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Statement by Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva, European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response on the situation in Al Qusayr. I have been following with increasing alarm the rapidly deteriorating situation in recent days in the … Read the full press release

EC provides additional €50M to Jordan for Syrian refugees

Brussels/Amman, 3-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission will provide additional assistance of €50 million to Jordan to alleviate the impact of the high influx of refugees from Syria, Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy, Štefan Füle, announced today during his … Read the full press release