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UNHCR reports crisis in refugee education - UNHCR

In a report released today, the UN Refugee Agency says more than half of the 6 million school-age children under its mandate have no school to go to. 15 September 2016 | Français | عربي. UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, released a report today showing ...and more »

UNHCR #WithRefugees petition heads to UN Secretary-General - UNHCR

With over 1.3 million signatures, the petition will be handed to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and General Assembly President Peter Thomson in New York. 16 September 2016 | Français | عربي. A family of refugees from Syria pose beside a shelter at ...and more »

James Milner - OpenCanada

James Milner has been a researcher, practitioner and policy advisor on issues relating to refugees, peacebuilding, African politics and the United Nations system. In recent years, he has undertaken field research in Burundi, Guinea, Kenya, India ...and more »

Nearly Two-Thirds of Refugee Children Attend No School, UN Says - New York Times

Nearly two-thirds of the six million school-age children classified as refugees have no school to attend, the United Nations said Thursday in a report highlighting education as an overlooked casualty of the global refugee crisis. The report, issued by ...and more »

New UN report reveals millions of refugee children 'missing out' on education - UN News Centre

Children from the Central African Republic in the 2014 photo at Primary School 1 in UNHCR Mole Refugee Camp, Democratic Republic of the Congo. 15 September 2016. In a new report, the United Nations refugee agency said that more than some six million ...and more »

Refugees' and migrants' reproductive health needs overlooked - UNFPA.org/news

UNITED NATIONS, New York – As world leaders gather in New York for the United Nations General Assembly, they will set out to address some of the greatest catastrophes in a generation: grinding conflicts that have set whole populations adrift, crushing ...and more »

World leaders must do more to educate refugee children, say top academics and influencers - Huffington Post

We, 20 leading academics and influencers from across the world, have joined forces today in an open letter to world leaders - asking that they do more to ensure refugees obtain an education. With two crucial international refugee summits next week in ...and more »

Fewer than half of world's refugee children in school: UN - The Express Tribune

According to a report, a full 3.7 million school-aged refugee children have no school to go to. PHOTO: REUTERS. GENEVA: Fewer than half of the world's some six million refugee children are in school, making them five times less likely to get an ...and more »

Millions of refugee kids have no access to education, UN says - Toronto Star

Education “crisis” comes at a time when the number of displaced children is exploding by 600,000 a year, refugee agency says in report. UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi visits a class of Syrian refugees at a primary school in Beirut ...and more »

Education of refugee children a focus for UNHCR - The Indian Express

Over 3.7 million school-age children covered under the mandate of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees have no schools to attend, the agency said in a report. 0. Shares. Share. By: AP | Geneva | Published: September 15, 2016 1:07 pm. UN ...and more »