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Celebration of the UN day at the University of Stockholm

26 October 2014

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UNHCR celebrated the UN Day, on October 24 together with the Swedish UN family at Stockholm University.

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UN Day celebration 24 October at Stockholm University

23 October 2014

On Friday October 24 , UNHCR together with the Swedish UN family will celebrate the UN Day.

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UNHCR brings the voices of refugees in Lithuania into the heart of Lithuanian political life

18 September 2014

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The UNHCR Regional Representation for Northern Europe (RRNE) launched its report “Integration of refugees in Lithuania, Participation and Empowerment: Understanding Integration in Lithuania through an age, gender and diversity based participatory approach” in the Seimas on 17 September.

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UNHCR: Refugees in Lithuania voice their wish to integrate in and contribute to the Lithuanian society

16 September 2014

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The UNHCR Regional Representation for Northern Europe, the Ministry of Social Security and Labour and the Human Rights Committee of the Seimas are launching the report from a Participatory Assessment on refugee integration opportunities and challenges in Lithuania, on 17 September 2014 in the Seimas.

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Sweden supports the emergency response in Iraq

07 September 2014

© UNHCR / E. Colt

Sweden has sent two military Hercules airplanes with emergency supplies to Erbil as part of UNHCR’s massive 10-day operation to help about 500 000 people caught in Iraq’s worsening humanitarian crisis.

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29.08.2014: Bellmanstafetten 2014

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